InforMedia Services (IMS)

Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

Inquiry Learning

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 11th May 2015

Why Inquiry Learning is Worth the Trouble http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/01/29/what-does-it-take-to-fully-embrace-inquiry-learning/ EduCon 2.5 it’s important to question whether alleged “personalized,” “project-based,” or “collaborative” learning efforts are actually helping students and teachers to “hold ourselves in a state of questioning.” In a true inquiry-based model, how learning happens isn’t as important as whether that learning encourages students to try to […]

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Cheating Inadvertently

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 4th May 2015

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. the article repeats to a degree what is already known: http://web.stcloudstate.edu/pmiltenoff/plagiarism/index.html http://web.stcloudstate.edu/pmiltenoff/plagiarism/convocation2008.ppsx namely, that plagiarism […]

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college plagiarism

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 5th March 2015

[Infographic] Plagiarism in College – How to Avoid the Trap http://edtechreview.in/news/1735-plagiarism-in-college-how-to-avoid-the-trap    

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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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