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ERIC Number: ED314800
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Nov-20
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
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Dust in the Wind: Ethics in Informative Speaking.
Wayson, Kent W. C.
Noting a dearth of research on the ethical use of evidence in forensic competitions, a case analysis details a speech delivered by a contestant who apparently borrowed both ideas and writing from another source. In a prize-winning speech, the contestant used source deception, plagiarism, and "pseudo" sources (attribution to sources without citing articles in which the sources were actually found). Plagiarism was present even to the extent of borrowing jokes from sources without attribution. Analysis of such ethical problems can exemplify what not to do in speech competitions, and can bring the problems to the attention of the organizations that sponsor the events. (SG)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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