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Module 7: Finding and Using Online Information

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accidental
(adj) describes something that did not happen on purpose; describes a mistake
accurate
(adj) describes something that is correct or exactly right
attribute
(v) to give credit to the person whose words, ideas, or images you are borrowing
citation
(n) a short line of text that says where you got the words, ideas, or images that you are borrowing
cite
(v) to say where you got the words, ideas, or images that you are borrowing
common knowledge
(n) things that almost everybody knows
copy
(v) to use words, ideas, or images that someone else has created
copyright
(n) a law that gives someone the rights to their own words, ideas, and images
credible
(adj) describes something that seems to be true; believable
credit
(v) to say who created the words, ideas, or images that you are using
critical thinking
(n) the ability to think about something clearly and without emotion
decision-making
(n) the skill of thinking about options and making a choice
evaluate
(v) to look carefully at something and decide its value or how good it is
integrity
(n) acting the same way that you talk; being honest in what you say and do
intellectual property
(n) words, ideas, and images that you have created and that you own
intentional
(adj) describes something that happened on purpose; not by accident; deliberate
paraphrase
(v) to use your own words to express someone else's words or ideas
penalty
(n) the result if you plagiarize at work or at school
piracy
(n) the stealing of intellectual property
plagiarism
(n) the action of copying someone else's words, ideas, or images without saying that the words, ideas, or images are theirs
plagiarize
(v) to use someone else's words, ideas, or images without saying that the words, ideas, or images are theirs
quotation
(n) using words that were said or written by someone else; words that belong to someone else
quotation marks
(n) the punctuation mark that we use to show that the words were written or said by someone else
quote
(v) to use someone else's words and to say that these are their words and not yours
reference
(n) a source (a book, an article, or a website) that you used to help you with your writing;
(v) to name the source (the book, the article, or the webiste) that you used to help you in your writing
relevant
(adj) describes something that is meaningful or related to the topic that is being discussed
research
(n) finding information about something
(v) to look for information
source
(n) the website where you found the words, ideas, or images that you want to use