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plagiarism and academic integrity

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 3rd December 2014

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 in favor of social networking, or of growing so reliant on technology that we’re unable […]

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Digital & Information Literacy a la EasyBib

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 2nd December 2014

Tips for Teaching Digital & Information Literacy http://content.easybib.com/tips-for-teaching-digital-information-literacy/#.VH4eeTHF_To Digital & Information Literacy Lesson Highlights: Understanding top-level domains How Google searches change based on the personal information they collect Evaluating hoax sites Search tips to make your Google search effective Using Creative Commons-licensed images through Google Images …and more! Digital Literacy and Web Literacy: What’s the Difference? http://content.easybib.com/digital-literacy-and-web-literacy-whats-the-difference/ Resources for […]

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Plagiarism: can Turnitin solve it?…

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th August 2014

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 on how students can be educated to avoid plagiarism? How academic dishonesty should be handled? […]

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What is plagiarism?

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th April 2014

Follow Martine What is plagiarism? Martine Herzog-EvansLaw Professor at the University of Reims, FranceTop Contributor A colleague of mine is asking us to organise a disciplinary commission for a student who, during a test (home test) quoted an author at great length. I disagree with his judgement. This in my opinion is youth caution (I’m […]

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