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How to Recognize Plagiarism

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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.

Reference:

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).

Reference:

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

Your choice "B" was correct.

This example has not been plagiarized. Quotation marks enclose the quoted text, and the full in-text citation indicates the author and page number where the quotation is located in the original source. The full bibliographic reference is provided, so that the reader can find the source.

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