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Cheating, Borrowing, Patchwriting, Paraphrasing: Why Students Plagiarize and What to Do About It

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What plagiarism is seems obvious; however, divergent definitions exist among faculty in various disciplines, not to mention students and administrators. This presenter will show how research has revealed gaps in the understanding of what plagiarism is, why it matters, and how it should be dealt with. Attendees will gain a nuanced understanding in order to promote learning, ethics, and participation in the academy.

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Apr 7th, 2:05 PM Apr 7th, 2:55 PM

Cheating, Borrowing, Patchwriting, Paraphrasing: Why Students Plagiarize and What to Do About It

Room 200

What plagiarism is seems obvious; however, divergent definitions exist among faculty in various disciplines, not to mention students and administrators. This presenter will show how research has revealed gaps in the understanding of what plagiarism is, why it matters, and how it should be dealt with. Attendees will gain a nuanced understanding in order to promote learning, ethics, and participation in the academy.