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Advanced Technical Credit Program

Instructions and form to "Petition for Award of Advanced Technical Credit" to obtain college credit for Principles of Information Technology.

A Plagiarism Guide for Students

Topics covered on this website:
* What is plagiarism?               * More types of plagiarism
* Types of plagiarism                * Why do students plagiarize?
* Imitating Reasoning Style     * Consequences of plagiarism
* Switching Words                     * How to avoid plagiarism
* Copying Metaphors                * How to cite information
* Taking Ideas
* How will anyone know if you copy their work?

 

The Core Rules of Netiquette

The Core Rules of Netiquette are excerpted from the book Netiquette by Virginia Shea. Click on each rule for elaboration.

Digital Images in the Classroom

Site provides links (on left) to documents & information given at two presentations during the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) 2010 convention.

Does Copying From the Internet Count as Plagiarism?

Among other things, this link covers:
How Can Teachers Know If I Plagiarized?
What If It Happened By Accident?
What If It REALLY Was An Accident?
Plagiarism and copyright

Employment by Major Industry Sector

Brought to you by the folks at the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Invention at Play

Explore the playful side of invention and the inventive side of play in Invention at Play. Learn how play - the ordinary and everyday "work of childhood" - connects to the creative impulse of both historic and contemporary inventors.

Jim Holland's Web 2.0 Tools for Educators Home

Jim Holland's wiki used at the TCEA 2010 Convention. Click on links on right to find pages of more cool links. Some are listed on this class website (found/given by others) and some are new material. Definitely worth a look!

National Weather Service

Weather Forecast Office - Houston/Galveston, Texas

Online Stopwatch

A simple, fast flash Online Stopwatch and online countdown timer always available when you need it.

Plagiarism & Citation Assistance for Kids

This website has a collection of links to provide solutions to the following:
What is plagiarism? 
How to avoid plagiarizing text 
Tips for citing sources

Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement: Is Copying Illegal?

You've heard some teachers say that it's always wrong to copy someone else's work. They ruthlessly check your papers for plagiarism. Other teachers say that it's all right as long as you give credit to the original author. Who's right?

Plagiarism Checker

To use this plagiarism checker, please copy and paste your content in the box below, and then click on the big green button that says “Check for plagiarism!” then sit back and watch as your article is scanned for duplicated content.

Plagiarism Checkers: 5 Free Websites To Catch The Copycats

Many tools exist which help us in sidestepping  prickly copyright issues. The free ones may not be too much on looks but without a pinch they are adequate for the blogger world.

The Plagiarism Court: You Be the Judge

Interactive lessons, in both Flash and HTML format, on plagerism developed by Fairfield University in Connecticut.
Includes:
* Lesson objectives                             * Quoting caveats
* What constitutes plagiarism?         * Paraphrasing pointers
* Consequenses of plagiarism         * Citation styles
* Documentation                                   * Works cited
* Note taking tips                                   * Quiz

Random.org: True Random Number Service

RANDOM.ORG offers true random numbers to anyone on the Internet. The randomness comes from atmospheric noise, which for many purposes is better than the pseudo-random number algorithms typically used in computer programs.

SCORE

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for nearly fifty years.

Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to our network of 11,000+ volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at very low cost.

Ultimate Guide to Copyright for Students

The Internet has brought the issue of copyright to the forefront like nothing else in history. The ease and speed with which people can share digital information has also made it very easy to commit copyright infringement, intentionally or not.

Understanding & Preventing Plagiarism - Strategies & Resources for Students and Teachers

Students, particularly those in college, are expected to adhere to rigorous codes of conduct that stress academic integrity, including prohibitions against plagiarism. Steering clear of plagiarism, however, can be more difficult than it seems and the consequences can be severe. Fortunately, it’s a problem educators are devoting quite a bit of energy to, and there are new resources available to help students avoid the pitfalls of plagiarism. Read on to learn about practical preventative measures.

You Quote It, You Note It!

From Arcadia University, an interactive multimedia game/tutorial on avoiding plagiarism, paraphrasing and quoting.

Young Biz

This website is all about being young, making the correct choices with your money management and business & entrepreneurship ventures.

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