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How to Recognize Plagiarism

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Please read the original source material carefully and then select the entry, either "A" or "B," that you think has not been plagiarized.

Original Source Material:  A na´ve mental model in the context of computer programming is that a computer is an intelligent system, and that giving directions to a computer is like giving directions to a human being.

Source: Merriënboer, J. J. van. (1997). Training complex cognitive skills. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology Publications.

A) One kind of mental model for the computer is the na´ve model. A na´ve mental model in the context of computer programming is that a computer is an intelligent system. This model is na´ve because giving directions to a computer is like giving directions to a human being.

References: Merriënboer, J. J. van. (1997). Training complex cognitive skills. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology Publications.

B) One kind of mental model for the computer is the na´ve model. According to van Merriënboer (1997), "A na´ve mental model in the context of computer programming is that a computer is an intelligent system, and that giving directions to a computer is like giving directions to a human being" (p. 145).

References: Merriënboer, J. J. van. (1997). Training complex cognitive skills. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology Publications.

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