Thursday, June 25, 2015

Day 6- Avoiding Plagiarism and Summary

Today You Will Learn How To:
  • Explain a summary.
  • Evaluate the characteristics of a summary.
Class Today:
  • Final Memo Review
    • Show me your most recent memo revision and let's discuss. 
  • Plagiarism
    • Discuss the "Revision and Rhodes" article in small groups with these questions:
      • What surprised you about this article?
      • Do you agree with Yang?
      • Have you collaborated with your classmates or colleagues on projects? Was collaboration common in your home country?
      • How does this article relate to what you understand about plagiarism?
  • Warm-Up
    • What did you do last weekend? Please share in google docs.
  • Read this article and write down the main points.
  • Powerpoint
    • Follow along with this powerpoint. This is just an introduction to summary writing.
  • Look at this sample summary and discuss in groups. This summary earned an "A." Why? 
  • (If time) Compare the sample summary with the main points you wrote from the Chilli's/Red Lobster article earlier. 
Next Class: Continue Summary

1.) The final revision of your memo is due Saturday, June 27th by NOON.
2.) Do Part 2 of the Plagiarism Tutorial-Plagiarism or Not.

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