Educational Technology in Higher Education
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Turnitin And The Debate Over Anti-Plagiarism Software

Turnitin And The Debate Over Anti-Plagiarism Software | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
One company and its algorithms are changing the way America's schools handle classroom ethics.
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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, August 26, 2014 11:27 PM

This is an American article, but it does pose an interesting question about pitting teachers and students against each other using a service like Turnitin. If students are taught how not to plagiarise, this becomes far less of an issue. I think Turnitin and other similar software is definitely needed, but should be used like a scalpel, not a hammer!

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Stanford's Next Lesson: Free Online Courses For Credit And Degrees? : NPR

Now that Stanford, Harvard and other top American universities are offering free online courses, will students one day be able to get course credits and degrees online from these schools without having to pay for it?
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