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Plagiarism workbook

Plagiarism workbook

A plagiarism workbook that is ideal for introducing and working through the concept of plagiarism with college and university students. This book takes a different approach to discussing plagiarism, requiring students to think about the topic rather than simply learn about referencing and academic sanctions.


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Cindy Gruwell
Cindy Gruwell (Faculty)
27 weeks ago
I liked the format of the workbook. It challenges student to think through their answers rather then picking from a list. It will provide more insight into their views and responses to the questions.
Claire Nickerson
Claire Nickerson (Librarian)
6 years ago

Overall, this is a good workbook. One of the resources it mentions, Wikipedia's list of plagiarism incidents, appears to have been taken down since it was created, so you might have to update it a bit before using it.

Although it does a good job of describing the shades of gray involved in defining plagiarism, it is awfully long, so you might want to only use portions of it, or assign it as homework or classwork over several class periods. 

The level seems appropriate for high school students or lower-division college students.

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