- Definition of plagiarism and why it's considered a serious academic offense,
- Standards in this course for determining sloppy and flagrant plagiarism,
- The penalties in this course for either sloppy or flagrant plagiarism,
- Difference between a direct and indirect quote and what is required to keep each from being plagiarism,
- Specific information on exactly when quotation marks or indentations are required in referencing a source.
Your essay is due no later than Thursday, February 24, 2011. Please see me before then if you hit any snags or need any assistance in writing your essay.