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Departing from Punishing Plagiarism: Toward Addressing Ineffective Source Use Pedagogically

Departing from Punishing Plagiarism: Toward Addressing Ineffective Source Use Pedagogically

A video-based workshop prepared for university/college writing instructors whose classes include second language (L2) writers. 

The main objectives of the workshop and provided materials are to:

  1. help teachers understand the complexity surrounding source use, especially in the case of second language writers;
  2. problematize the punitive approach to dealing with ineffective textual borrowing;
  3. discuss the spectrum of textual borrowing strategies in student writing, ranging from direct, unattributed copying to effective textual borrowing;
  4. provide teachers with effective and non-punitive ways of responding to problematic textual borrowing.
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Sara Ferguson
Sara Ferguson (Faculty)
1 year ago
This is a workshop to train instructors in dealing with plagiarism. The workshop includes a video of two possible interactions between an instructor and student--one which takes a punitive point of view and the second which takes a pedagogical approach.