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Chapter 7 Evaluating Information & Avoiding Plagiarism

Finding High-Quality Information:

Finding High-Quality Information CRITERIA Factual? Reliable? Well-supported?

Finding High-Quality Information:

Finding High-Quality Information Current? Verifiable? Fair? Comprehensive?

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills:

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills:

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills Reject claims based solely on anecdotes

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills:

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills Reject claims based solely on testimonials

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills:

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills Reject claims based solely on opinions

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills:

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills Find more than one source

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills:

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills Examine Opposing Viewpoints

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills:

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills Be cautious in using polls Did you vote in the last election?

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills:

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills Recognize the fallibility of experts M.D. = Trustworthy expert?

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills:

Applying Critical-Thinking Skills Beware of groups with misleading names The National Wetlands Coalition

Analyzing Internet Sites:

Analyzing Internet Sites

Analyzing Internet Sites:

Analyzing Internet Sites Don’t be swayed by widespread dissemination $12 billion?

Analyzing Internet Sites:

Analyzing Internet Sites Watch out for Web manipulation Always use high-quality wax

Analyzing Internet Sites:

Analyzing Internet Sites Don’t be dazzled by high-tech design

Analyzing Internet Sites:

Analyzing Internet Sites Investigate sponsors and authors -- Author credentials -- Background information

Avoiding Plagiarism:

Avoiding Plagiarism

Avoiding Plagiarism:

Avoiding Plagiarism My painting Your painting?

Avoiding Plagiarism:

Avoiding Plagiarism 1 st type: Wholesale copying

Avoiding Plagiarism:

Avoiding Plagiarism 2 nd type: Cut and paste

Avoiding Plagiarism:

Avoiding Plagiarism 3 rd type: Inappropriate paraphrase

Avoiding Plagiarism:

Avoiding Plagiarism Giving credit to sources

Avoiding Plagiarism:

Avoiding Plagiarism Giving credit to sources 1 st method: Give credit as you proceed through your speech

Avoiding Plagiarism:

Avoiding Plagiarism Giving credit to sources 2 nd method: Give global credit in the introduction

Avoiding Plagiarism:

Avoiding Plagiarism Giving credit to sources 3 rd method: Display a slide or poster listing your sources

Avoiding Plagiarism:

Avoiding Plagiarism Giving credit to sources 4 th method: Provide a handout listing sources

Avoiding Plagiarism:

Avoiding Plagiarism Giving credit to sources 5 th method: Display all books, articles, and photos on a table for audience inspection

Copyright Infringement:

Copyright Infringement Be careful with copyrighted material

Copyright Infringement:

Copyright Infringement Copyright exception #1: Public domain

Copyright Infringement:

Copyright Infringement Copyright exception #2: Fair use

Copyright Infringement:

Copyright Infringement Copyright exception #3: Royalty-free material

Tips for Your Career:

Tips for Your Career

Tip 7.1 Be Willing to Challenge Reports in the Media:

Tip 7.1 Be Willing to Challenge Reports in the Media

Tip 7.2 Avoid Vagueness when Citing Internet Sources:

Tip 7.2 Avoid Vagueness when Citing Internet Sources