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Quiz yourself: Plagiarism

Do you understand plagiarism? Why is it such a big hairy deal anyway? Well, it’s only right and fair to be credited for your own work while giving others proper credit for their work. It’s also important beyond your student … Continue reading

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Another Plagiarism Post

I can’t help it. My friends keep sharing great articles about plagiarism (on Facebook, of all places), and I feel compelled to share them on here. Another article from the New York Times highlights the growing concern of plagiarism on … Continue reading

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Ctrl+X → Ctrl+V

Technology is great, isn’t it? Back in the day (not that long ago), doing research for a paper meant pulling a book off the shelf, photocopying pages from a journal, breaking out a highlighter, all in the name of referencing … Continue reading

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Scientists Behaving Badly

When you think of plagiarism, you tend to think of students frantically trying to finish a paper at the last minute, choosing to ‘borrow’ a paragraph or two from some of the research that they found. But scientists? Professional researchers … Continue reading

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What’s a wiki?

Here’s a very short video explaining wikis, from the clever folks at Common Craft: Common Craft has many short videos explaining things like RSS, social bookmarking, twitter, blogs, sharing photos online, and more. You can also get them through YouTube … Continue reading

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