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Oct 4th - Avoiding Plagiarism Workshop

posted Oct 3, 2016, 2:56 PM by Writing Center

Join the UNLV Writing Center on Mon. Oct 3rd or Tue Oct 4th in RLL 101 for our new workshop:

Avoiding Plagiarism in Three Parts

12:00pm-12:30pm - The Basics

Writers will learn the basic definitions associated with documentation: plagiarism, annotation, citation, direct quote, summary, and paraphrase. They will also practice identifying inadvertent plagiarism in their own writing.

12:30pm-1:15pm - Close Reading, Annotation, and Tracking

Writers will learn and practice some basic strategies for close reading , annotation, and tracking sources as they write.

1:15pm-2:00pm - Quoting and Paraphrasing        

Writers will learn and practice some basic strategies for using direct quotes and paraphrasing, and will also learn to identify common forms of inadvertent plagiarism. We will practice suing a five-part system to ensure that documentation of sources is complete.    

You can register in advance at http://writingcenter.unlv.edu/workshop-registration. Walk-ins may be available