- fair dealing in Canada does not contain exceptions for parody and satire.
Fair dealing clauses
Can make single copies of portions of works
- Privat study
- News reporting
- Length of the excerpts
- Relative importance & Quality of the exerpts
- Academic or Commercial intent
- COPIBEC (Quebec Universities)
- Access Copyright
What's Protected on the I'Net
What's not Protected
- Short word combinations
Made Students Copyright Owners
- Establish a library of student produced Intellectual property and make available to other students.
- Require students to copyright their work
- Definition of Creative Commons
- Sources of (cc) Resources
Rule 1: You have the upper hand!
- Students do not plagiarise because they are smart. They plagiarize because they are lazy.
Rule 2: Educator yourself about Plagiarism
Download some free research papers
Rule 3: Prevent Plagiarism
Students put off low priorities
- Include an element of interest in the assignments
Many studens have poor time management skills
- Space out due dates for various elements of the assignment
Some students fear that their writing ability is inadequate.
- Demonstrate how poor many downloadable papers can be.
Some students do not know what plagiarism is.
- Provide and discuss a clear definition
- Post the definition
- Demo appropriate & inappropriate paraphrasing & quoting
Explain that Plagiarism is cheating
- Famous Plagiarisers
- Explain Fair Dealing
- Introduce Creative Commons
Strategies of Prevention
- Make clear assignments
- Provide list of specific & unique topics
- Make assignment authentic
- Ask for oral presentations
- Alternative mediums (video, Slide Decks, Images)
- Require metalearning (reflective essay)
- Mixed citation styles
- Lack of quoted text
- Unusual formatting
- Off topic
- Signs of datedness
- Smoking Guns
- References to books not available in school library.
- All references at least five years old.
Catching a Cheater
- Take the situation seriously
- Gather your evidence
- Determine who has to know
- Meet formally with the student
- Evalate your role