Today In class we talk about how plagiarism and how there are some gray areas to it, mean that it not only “black and white” – according to Ms. Mauric Isserman author of Plagiarism: a lie of the mind. The reason for this gray areas due to the fact you can get away with and some you can’t. For example my Professor gave the class a Plagiarism/Academic Misconduct Quiz and check this out!
Do you think this is Plagiarism or it ok to do? (P/ Ok)
____ I got my friend to read my paper and write down other quotes that would help support my argument.
The answer is_P_beacuse the reader is doing the work for the writer, but yet the instructors may assign students such tasks as part of Peer Response work which makes this a gray area.
In class I found Copyright very interesting and how their are certain laws saying that it ok to use the material that have been copyright for over a number of years and that it not ok to use the material at all whatsoever. The Example that the class engage in The Mickey Mouse law and how they would write people up for using there Mickey Mouse log. One of my college peers pose a question referring to The Mickey Mouse law. He said: “what if someone had a tattoo of Mickey Mouse tattoo on their arm would they start giving summing about having their log on the person arm. That crazy how society may even go that far to have a law in posed. The question that reminds in the air for me is that what ok to have for yourself and what not ok, due to the fact society is being censure and have laws for everything.
NC – Drawing. Design. Iullstration
J – General legislative and executive papers