Welcome to the Research Guide for ENG101, College Writing. Please use this guide to find resources for your research-based essay assignments. Please contact myself or any BCC Librarian if you have any questions.
In other words, plagiarism is an act of fraud. It involves both stealing someone else's work and lying about it afterward.
According to U.S. law, the answer is yes. The expression of original ideas is considered intellectual property and is protected by copyright laws, just like original inventions. Almost all forms of expression fall under copyright protection as long as they are recorded in some way (such as a book or a computer file).
Is College For Everyone?
A former TV Personality, Mike Rowe, doesn't think so. He started an organization called MikeRoweWorksFoundation which promotes working in the Trades.
Another article appeared in Forbes Magazine "The Equity Problem With Saying 'College Isn't for Everyone'" This is an opinion piece, a blog, but he has some valid points, plus he uses some great statistics. This article could be considered a "pre-research" article giving you some ideas on what to look for in other articles.
This article, Of Two Minds, from the Mother Jones in the library database Academic Search Premier discusses the concept and consequences of single-sex education.
Another student opinion article from the New York Times discusses this issue as well, Is Single-Sex Education Still Useful? Student comments are included.
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