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What is Plagiarize

Handbook of Research on Technoethics
To steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own : use (another’s production) without crediting the source : to commit literary theft : present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source ( Merriam-Webster, 2004 ).
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Becoming a Digital Citizen in a Technological World
Mike Ribble (Kansas State University, USA)
Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 13
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-022-6.ch017
In todays changing global society, digital technology users need to be prepared to interact and work with users from around the world. Digital technology is helping to define this new global society. Being part of a society provides opportunities to its citizens but also asks that its members behave in certain way. This new technological society is drawing users together to learn, share and interact with one another in the virtual world. But for all users to be productive there needs to be a defined level of acceptable activity by everyone, in other words a digital citizenship. The concept of digital citizenship provides a structure for this digital society, by conceptualizing and organizing appropriate technology use into a new digital culture. Anyone using these digital technologies needs to understand the parameters of appropriate use so that they can become more constructive digital citizens.
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