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How to Recognize Plagiarism

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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.

Your choice "A" was incorrect.

This example has been plagiarized because it includes copied texts from the original work without giving quotation marks and citing authors within the body texts.

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