Unit 6 Assignment: Plagiarism Quiz (Click Here to Submit)

  • Assignment Purpose:This assignment will give you some practice in determining not what constitutes plagiarism.Assignment Description:The following paragraph is from an article titled, “Hydraulic Fracturing Overview:
    Growth of the Process and Safe Drinking Water Concerns” in the March 1, 2012
    issue of Congressional Digest:
    The use of hydraulic fracturing continues to increase significantly, as more
    easily accessible oil and gas reservoirs have declined and companies move to develop
    unconventional oil and gas formations. Hydraulic fracturing is used for oil
    and/or gas production in all 33 U.S. states where oil and natural gas production
    takes place. According to industry estimates, hydraulic fracturing has been applied
    to more than 1 million wells nationwide. (p. 71)
    State whether or not the following sentences have plagiarized the passage. If they did plagiarize the passage explain why it is plagiarism?
    a. As of March 2012, hydraulic fracturing has been applied to more than 1 million
    wells nationwide.
    b. Hydraulic fracturing has become more prevalent nationwide. More than one million
    wells have been created.
    c. According to the Congressional Digest, more than one million wells in the United
    States use hydraulic fracturing (Congressional Digest, 71).

    Activity from page 85 of Hosier, A., Bullis, D., Bernnard, D., Bobish, G., Holden, I., Hecker, J., . . . Jacobson, T. (2014). The information literacy user’s guide: An open, online textbook. Retrieved from http://textbooks.opensuny.org/the-information-literacy-users-guide-an-open-online-textbook/ , Licensed under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0

    How to submit your assignment:Please select your answer from the questions listed and provide an explanation of your choice in a minimum of 250 words. After you complete your assignment in a Word document, save your work, and then you will need to attach the completed document to your submission. The process will be similar to making an attachment to an e-mail:

    Under Attach File, click on “Browse My Computer.”
    Look up your saved document, and click “Open.
    Scroll to the bottom of the page, and click “Submit.”
    Assignment Parameters:Your assignment submission should be a Word document that fully adheres to the directions above listed above. Be sure to proofread your assignment. This assignment is worth a possible 40 points.
    Please submit your completed assignment to the Unit 6 Assignment dropbox by Sunday of Unit 6

  • Assignment

    Unit 6 Assignment: Information Literacy Reflection (Click Here to Submit)

    Assignment Purpose:
    This assignment will prompt you to think and write about the connection between information access, information production, and culture.

    Assignment Description:

    In at least a 2 page essay, please respond to the following questions:

    Describe your experience with research. Discuss your personal and academic research experiences. How did your culture and unique situation impact those experiences?
    How were your experiences with research to this point similar to or different from others’ experiences? Consider the idea of “information privilege.”
    How will research help you achieve your personal, academic, and professional goals? What barriers exist that make it difficult for you to enter the discourse of various groups or disciplines?
    How can you gain access to new discourse communities?

    How to submit your assignment:After you complete your assignment in a Word document, save your work, and then you will need to attach the completed document to your submission. The process will be similar to making an attachment to an e-mail:

    Under Attach File, click on “Browse My Computer.”
    Look up your saved document, and click “Open.
    Scroll to the bottom of the page, and click “Submit.”
    Assignment Parameters:Your assignment submission should be a Microsoft Word document (at least 2 pages) that fully addresses the each of the questions listed above. Be sure to proofread your assignment. This assignment is worth a possible 100 points. This assignment will be evaluated by your Instructor using the following criteria:

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    Link between information access/production and cultureThe reflection indicates a strong understanding of the link between information access/production and culture. Personal or observational examples support the reflection. The reflection indicates a developing understanding of the link between information access/production and culture.The reflection does not indicate understanding of the link between information access/production and culture.
    Identification of information barriers relevant to personal goalsThe reflection indicates a strong understanding of information barriers. Personal or observational examples support the reflection.The reflection indicates a developing understanding of information barriers.The reflection does not indicate understanding of information barriers.
    Strategies for gaining access to informationThe reflection indicates a strong understanding of strategies for gaining access to information. Personal or observational examples support the reflection.The reflection indicates a developing understanding of strategies for gaining access to information.The reflection does not indicate understanding of strategies for gaining access to information.
 
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