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How to Recognize Plagiarism

Practice

Practice 1 of 10

Please read the original source material carefully and then select the entry, either "A" or "B," that you think has not been plagiarized.

Original Source Material:  A naÔve mental model in the context of computer programming is that a computer is an intelligent system, and that giving directions to a computer is like giving directions to a human being.

Source: MerriŽnboer, J. J. van. (1997). Training complex cognitive skills. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology Publications.

A) One kind of mental model for the computer is the naÔve model. A naÔve mental model in the context of computer programming is that a computer is an intelligent system. This model is naÔve because giving directions to a computer is like giving directions to a human being.

References: MerriŽnboer, J. J. van. (1997). Training complex cognitive skills. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology Publications.

B) One kind of mental model for the computer is the naÔve model. According to van MerriŽnboer (1997), "A naÔve mental model in the context of computer programming is that a computer is an intelligent system, and that giving directions to a computer is like giving directions to a human being" (p. 145).

References: MerriŽnboer, J. J. van. (1997). Training complex cognitive skills. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology Publications.

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Credits

This tutorial site was developed by the Instructional Systems Technology Department in the School of Education at Indiana University Bloomington to offer students a chance to learn to recognize plagiarism. The Smith College Information Literacy Team is grateful for permission to use this tutorial as part of its program.

  • Content Design: Elizabeth Boling and Theodore Frick
  • Instructional Development and Formative Evaluation: Meltem Albayrak-Karahan, Joseph Defazio, Noriko Matsumura
   
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