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How do teachers check sources for college students?

How do teachers check sources for college students? Topic: Publishing your psychology research papers
June 26, 2019 / By Posey
Question: when you write a research paper with sources and turn it in, how do teachers check it? do they actuall go and check out the book? how they find out if its dependable?
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Maura Maura | 7 days ago
Reading is what a college professor does for their job. They read all the time, and most have read most everything in their area multiple times. When you write something from a source the teacher hasn't already read, their first thought is "Why haven't I read this yet"... and they are drawn towards it. If they have read it, they already know if your using the source correctly or not. It might be helpful to remember that most of the books you read were either read by the teacher as a student and are classic in their field, or written by people the teacher knows personally because there are only so many people in this world publishing books on the childhood experiences of Emanuel Kant, and your teacher has met with them on numerous occasions a psychology conventions.
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Maura Originally Answered: How do teachers check sources for college students?
Reading is what a college professor does for their job. They read all the time, and most have read most everything in their area multiple times. When you write something from a source the teacher hasn't already read, their first thought is "Why haven't I read this yet"... and they are drawn towards it. If they have read it, they already know if your using the source correctly or not. It might be helpful to remember that most of the books you read were either read by the teacher as a student and are classic in their field, or written by people the teacher knows personally because there are only so many people in this world publishing books on the childhood experiences of Emanuel Kant, and your teacher has met with them on numerous occasions a psychology conventions.
Maura Originally Answered: How do teachers check sources for college students?
When I have my high school students turn in a research paper, they must obviously site their references. Additionally, however, I have them turn in copies of all of their sources. If they got the information from a book, they must copy those pages. Because I've selected many of the available topics, I am familiar with the information that students should be gathering. If I have questions about the reliability of a source, I go to the source and do some research. I also use a program called EVE2 which searches the internet for plagiarism. By the time a research paper is due, I typically know the writing and vocabulary level of my students. If they're suddenly writing at a much higher level or with more "insight" than they have previously shown, I'm immediately suspicious and I start looking more closely at sources. Papers that are plagiarized get a zero. Period.

Latisha Latisha
When I have my high school students turn in a research paper, they must obviously site their references. Additionally, however, I have them turn in copies of all of their sources. If they got the information from a book, they must copy those pages. Because I've selected many of the available topics, I am familiar with the information that students should be gathering. If I have questions about the reliability of a source, I go to the source and do some research. I also use a program called EVE2 which searches the internet for plagiarism. By the time a research paper is due, I typically know the writing and vocabulary level of my students. If they're suddenly writing at a much higher level or with more "insight" than they have previously shown, I'm immediately suspicious and I start looking more closely at sources. Papers that are plagiarized get a zero. Period.
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Jessie Jessie
Several ways. For starters, it's not that hard to check a source on the internet. Second, any college teacher has been teaching their subject long enough to know what the likely sources are and will recognize most of them. And believe me, any experienced teacher can smell plagiarism a mile away and will know by reading the paper whether or not the author actually looked up the stuff they refer to.
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Jessie Originally Answered: Why did my teachers say community college is tougher then highschoool when its the same exact thing?
I suppose it depends on the community college. The one I go to doesn't have any real sports ( besides lacrosse.) I think it is easier then High school. You go for less time and you have far less homework. I like CC better.

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