plagiarism and academic integrity

Posner, Kouwe, and Hegemann: old-school vs. new-school attitudes about plagiarism http://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/Opinion/2010/0219/Posner-Kouwe-and-Hegemann-old-school-vs.-new-school-attitudes-about-plagiarism Generation-Y literary remixing? or plagiarism? I’ve typically come to the defense of Gen Y, to which I belong, when baby boomers and others accuse us of neglecting personal relationships … Continue reading

Plagiarism: can Turnitin solve it?…

Turnitin And The Debate Over Anti-Plagiarism Software http://www.npr.org/blogs/ed/2014/08/25/340112848/turnitin-and-the-high-tech-plagiarism-debate excellent report by NPR on the advantages but also perils of computerizing/automation of a complex process, which requires prolonged education and discussions, rather then “yielding with a hammer.” What is your take … Continue reading

Cheating Inadvertently

Cheating Inadvertently http://chronicle.com/article/Cheating-Inadvertently/229883/ 2001 article that illustrated nicely the challenge we face in helping students do their work with integrity. the form of plagiarism continues into graduate school, where plagiarism remains, by far, the most common form of academic dishonesty. … Continue reading

LMS and embedded librarianship

Tumbleson, B. E., & Burke, J. (. J. (2013). Embedding librarianship in learning management systems: A how-to-do-it manual for librarians. Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association. https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007650037 p. 20 Embedding Academic and Research Libraries in the Curriculum: 2014-nmc-horizon-report-library-EN … Continue reading

excellent discusssion for and against students’ group work on LinkedIn’s “The Teaching Professor”

For those students who hate group work Manager’s Choice Mary BartEditor, Faculty FocusTop Contributor A Lone Wolf’s Approach to Group Workfacultyfocus.com “I’d really rather work alone. . .” Most of us have heard that from a student (or several students) when … Continue reading