Is this plagiarism or not?
Directions: You will find a series of student produced text
s based on sources. Read the
original and then read the student text and decide whether the student has plagiarized. If so,
how would you correct the problem?
In the process of correcting, follow APA style to
demonstrate what the in
text citation should
be like and create a References list for them.
xcerpts below are from the following text: Clines, R.H & Cobb, E. R. (2012)
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.)
Excerpt from page 23 of an article in 2011 by
William Ellis entitled “Culture in Transition.”
World problems such as poverty, pollution, war, and hunger are inherent in the current system
of world order based on nation
states and economic competition. They can be solved if people
know and understand
one another on a global, grass
roots basis. By developing people
people linkages irrespective of national borders, we can start to ameliorate global tensions and
Is this plagiarism or not? Y or N
_____William Ellis ass
erts that world problems such as poverty, pollution, war, and hunger are
inherent in the current system of world order based on nation
states and economic
competition (p. 23).
al tensions and inequities can be solved if people begin to help one a
nother on a
roots basis, moving beyond the current world order of economic competition (Ellis
_____Ellis (2011) argues that global problems are often a result of exploitation inherent in
economic competition. He contends that “grass roots….peo
to people linkages irrespective
of national borders” can do much to ease global tensions (p. 23).
_____Economic competition is at the basis of many of the world’s problems (Ellis 23). Only by
seeing ourselves as a single family without the separation
of national boundaries can world
tensions begin to be eased.
_____Ellis (2011) argues that world problems are caused by overpopulation and that the only
possible solution is an enforced tax on families who have more than one child (p. 23).