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In the Classroom: Why Kids Copy their Research Sources, and How to Break the Habit

In the Classroom: Why Kids Copy their Research Sources, and How to Break the Habit | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

"Why do students copy rather than expressing ideas and information in their own words? Because they haven’t taken the time to analyze and synthesize the material they’ve collected so that they can make their own meaning. "

See also: http://celebratescience.blogspot.com/2017/03/nonfiction-pre-writing-authentic-example.html

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Skills and Strategies | Understanding Plagiarism in a Digital Age

Skills and Strategies | Understanding Plagiarism in a Digital Age | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Do your students have a hard time defining — and thus, perhaps, avoiding — plagiarism? Here are resources, exercises, and advice to help.
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A Cool Flowchart to Teach Students How to Cite and Credit Images ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Cool Flowchart to Teach Students How to Cite and Credit Images ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
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EasyBib in Depth: It's More Than Just Citations

EasyBib in Depth: It's More Than Just Citations | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

Uber-librarian Julie Greller shares the resources that Easy Bib makes available to educators, and some of the tools that the site offers for students to use that they probably don't even know are there. And if all of these ideas for teaching about the various aspects of citations and avoiding plagiarism make you want to run screaming from the room because you can't think of anything you'd less like to teach, remember, your school librarian LOVES this stuff and will be more than happy to pinch-hit.

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How To Combat Student Plagiarism - Edudemic

How To Combat Student Plagiarism - Edudemic | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
It's exam time and students are stressing about turning in papers on time. What's a teacher to do in terms of noticing student plagiarism?
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How to Make a Book Disappear

How to Make a Book Disappear | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Jonah Lehrer's discredited "Imagine" has vanished from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and his publisher's website. Why that's bad news for readers.
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Students Cite YouTube, Google, Wikipedia the Most [INFOGRAPHIC]

Students Cite YouTube, Google, Wikipedia the Most [INFOGRAPHIC] | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

"When doing homework, many students turn to the same websites as they do when they're surfing the web.  Four of the top ten most-cited websites on Easybib, a site used to create more than 500 million citations, are user-generated sites like Wikipedia and YouTube."

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Turnitin Re:marks - April 2012

Turnitin Re:marks - April 2012 | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

In the recent Turnitin webcast, "Why Students Plagiarize," educational psychologist and author, Jason Stephens explores why students cheat even when they believe it is morally wrong. He talks about three common motivational patterns that drive academic dishonesty:
Complete a brief survey and a link to the 30 minute webcast will be emailed to you.  

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The Slippery Business of Plagiarism | The World View

The Slippery Business of Plagiarism | The World View | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Students, especially those who come from corrupt environments where plagiarism is prevalent, but ignored, or seen as a trivial offense, need better guidance.
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My Love-Hate Relationship With TurnItIn

My Love-Hate Relationship With TurnItIn | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
The plagiarism-detection tool efficiently dispenses with a laborious task. But is it fair to students?
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This Flowchart Explains The Severity of Different Types of Plagiarism

This Flowchart Explains The Severity of Different Types of Plagiarism | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Plagiarism is a serious offense, but it can be hard to determine if you've actually plagiarized or not. This flow chart helps you determine if you've plagiarized, and explains the severity of each type of violation.
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Is It Plagiarism or Collaboration?

Is It Plagiarism or Collaboration? | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
It’s an open secret in the education community. As we go about integrating technology into our schools, we are increasing the risk and potential for plagiarism in our tradition-minded classrooms.
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Students Wary of Wikipedia But Still Use for Research, Study Finds | School Library Journal

Students Wary of Wikipedia But Still Use for Research, Study Finds | School Library Journal | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

A survey conducted by Easy Bib (one with pretty questionable methodology, but interesting "results" nonetheless) reveals students' attitudes towards Wikipedia, research, plagiarism, and libraries.

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The Plagiarism Spectrum

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Preventing plagiarism in the Digital Age GUEST COLUMN by Jason Chu

This article discusses the 10 most common types of plagiarism and presented with student-friendly icons and graphics.  Watch for them to appear on your favorite school library's website soon and consider inviting your favorite school librarian to discuss them with your class before they begin their next research project.  

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Why do students cheat? ...educators say most students do so unwittingly

Why do students cheat? ...educators say most students do so unwittingly | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

According to one Vancouver HS principal, "teaching students how to avoid plagiarism is something that needs to be revisited every year. “You can’t teach this kind of thing too much.”

 

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Online+ghostwriters+make+plagiarizing+easy/7226253/story.html#ixzz27F2fm9oy


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Turnitin Academy - June 2012

Turnitin Academy - June 2012 | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

The latest Turnitin Academy Newsletter - Exploring the 10 Types of Plagiarism and discontinuing the Old Grademark (most of you are already using the new version).

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