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Stop plagiarism : a guide to understanding and prevention

Author: Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic; Katie Elson Anderson
Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Interactive multimedia   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Designed to be of use to all levels of educators working with students, from high school to post-graduate, this book addresses the problems and concerns facing librarians and educators involved in the process of teaching academic honesty. Many of the original authors from The Plagiarism Plague have returned with new essays along with new voices, a majority of whom represent the next generation of librarianship, the  Read more...
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Material Type: Interactive multimedia
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic; Katie Elson Anderson
ISBN: 9781555707163 1555707165
OCLC Number: 644018428
Description: xiii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: pt. I. Understanding the problem. 1. Teaching intellectual honesty in a parodied world / Katie Elson Anderson and Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic : Some thoughts about plagiarism ; Plagiarism and technology ; Word processing and scholarly writing ; Plagiarism and popular culture ; Thoughts, hopes, and conclusions ; References --
2. The onus of originality: creativity and accomplishment in a digital and competitive age / Laura B. Spencer : Introduction: Themes and settings ; Originality and imitation: a difficult but lasting relationship ; Copycat commerce: trade dress, imitation, and acknowledgment ; Of pilots and plagiarists: when technology undercuts expertise ; Research remixes: can technology enhance engagement? ; A final thought: think a little differently ; References --
3. The dark side of the web: where to go to buy a paper / Nick Cvetkovic : Introduction: A short history of "papermills" ; Finding papermills ; Types of papermills ; "We don't encourage or condone plagiarism" ; Student reviews of papermill sites ; Conclusion ; References --
4. The academy versus plagiarism: rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic or the stand at Thermopylae / Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic and Luis F. Rodriguez : Introduction ; What is plagiarism? ; Information wants to be free ; Standing on the shoulders of giants ... sort of ; Conclusion ; References --
5. An undergraduate's perspective / Sarah F. Brookover : Introduction ; Technology and writing ; Conclusion. pt. II. finding remedies. 6. Creating a tutorial: background, theory, and practical application / Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic and John B. Gibson : Introduction ; Designing a tutorial: step-by-step ; Conclusion ; References --
7. The first-year college experience / Gillian A. Newton and Jeffrey J. Teichmann : Introduction ; The past ; The present ; Into the future ; Conclusion ; References --
8. Plagiarism: university reaction and subsequent action / Dolores Pfeuffer-Scherer : Introduction ; Common ground: normative policy and procedures ; The role of the faculty ; Policy statements at private universities ; Conclusion ; References --
9. Plagiarism and the nontraditional student: challenges and perspectives / Dawn Amsberry : Introduction ; Challenges ; Classroom suggestions ; Conclusion ; References. pt. III. A practitioner's toolkit. 10. Plagiarism: the legal landscape / Robert Berry : Introduction ; Claims against educational institutions alleging procedural deficiencies: due process and breach of contract claims ; Claims against educational institutions alleging illegal discrimination ; Claims against educational institutions alleging defamation ; Defenses and justifications voiced in response to allegations of plagiarism ; Defining plagiarism ; Conclusion ; References --
11. Professional organizations' recommendations regarding intellectual honesty / Frances Kaufmann and Julie Still : Introduction ; The humanities ; Social sciences ; Education and libraries ; Science and engineering ; Other disciplines ; Conclusion ; References --
12. Inoculating against plagiarism: resources for teaching and learning / Leslie Murtha : Introduction ; Resources for teachers and administrators ; Resources for students ; Conclusion ; References --
13. Write it, then cite it: guiding students toward reliable techniques and resources for effective scholarly writing / Robert J. Lackie : Introduction: Web resources for citing, research, and writing ; Giving proper credit: key web resources for scholarly citation ; A mightier pen: web resources for building stronger writing skills ; Additional help with when and why to cite sources ; Final comments from noted experts in the field ; Conclusion ; References ; Recommended readings --
14. Plagiarism: an annotated bibliography / Patience L. Simmonds : Introduction ; Selected books on plagiarism and cyber-plagiarism ; Selected articles on plagiarism and cyber-plagiarism ; Selected websites on plagiarism ; Resources on self-plagiarism ; Selected audiovisual resources.
Responsibility: edited by Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic, Katie Elson Anderson.

Abstract:

Designed to be of use to all levels of educators working with students, from high school to post-graduate, this book addresses the problems and concerns facing librarians and educators involved in the process of teaching academic honesty. Many of the original authors from The Plagiarism Plague have returned with new essays along with new voices, a majority of whom represent the next generation of librarianship, the Web 2.0 professional. This book contains background material, web resources, a collection of sample exercises, and an interactive CD that provides tools an educator can use to stop plagiarism. One of three videos on the CD features an animated interactive quiz that helps student understand when they must include a citation. The authors have also established an anti plagiarism wiki where readers are encouraged to participate in the on going conversation on plagiarism. This is a source for anyone who wants to understand why students knowingly or unknowingly plagiarize, who needs materials for teaching academic integrity, and who will benefit from a current resource guide to tools for actively detecting plagiarism. -- From publisher.
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