Plagiarism or Collaboration?

Is It Plagiarism or Collaboration? http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/01/23/is-it-plagiarism-or-collaboration/ a recent PEW research study found that while educators find technology beneficial in teaching writing skills, they feel it has also led to a direct increase in rates of plagiarism and infringement of intellectual … Continue reading

avoid plagiarism

Students’ Top Strategies for Avoiding Plagiarism http://blog.cengage.com/students-top-strategies-for-avoiding-plagiarism/ more on plagiarism in this blog: http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/?s=plagiarism&submit=Search Additional ideas for students, from students 1. Be confident in your own skill and originality! 2. Take care when quoting or paraphrasing others’ ideas. 3. Ask … Continue reading

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

Formative Assessment Tools

Fantastic Formative Assessment Tools that Give Great Feedback Use these tech tools to boost engagement while also getting great feedback about what your students know. March 26, 2014 Jeff Knutson Infuse Learning Infuse Learning is a tablet-based student response system … 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