Plagiarism

Confronting -- and Not Confronting -- Plagiarism

Smart Title: 

History journal editors explain the challenges of dealing with complaints -- while some scholars see inadequacy in current systems.

Victim, Victimizer or Both?

Smart Title: 

Columbia Teachers College professor who reported noose outside her door is punished for "numerous" instances of using others' scholarship as her own. She charges a "witch hunt."

'Distinguished' No Longer

Smart Title: 

Fallout continues from a plagiarism saga at Ohio University that has clouded the reputation of the university's engineering college. Earlier this month, Roderick J. McDavis, Ohio's president, for the first time in the institution's history rescinded the title of "distinguished professor," a high academic honor that had been given to engineering professor Jay S. Gunasekera years earlier for his research, teaching and service.

'Originality, Imitation and Plagiarism'

Smart Title: 

The fire and brimstone approach to preventing plagiarism has failed to promote either understanding of ideas of academic integrity or its practice, according to many essays in a new collection, Originality, Imitation, and Plagiarism: Teaching Writing in the Digital Age. The book, just published by the University of Michigan Press, features essays on how these issues play out in different disciplines and a mix of philosophical and practical approaches to an

Winning Hearts and Minds in War on Plagiarism

Smart Title: 

To many writing instructors, going nuclear (expulsion threats) or high tech (detection software) have failed to stop cheating. So they aim for small victories, through new approaches to teaching about academic integrity.

Buying Its Way Onto the Program?

Smart Title: 

Turnitin.com wants to pay for instructors to apply to present at scholarly meetings -- and talk about how successful its services are.

Cite Check

Smart Title: 

A scholarly paper finds that a significant proportion of academic citations are faulty, suggesting that many researchers don't read the articles they reference.

Missing Attribution in Controversial Book

Smart Title: 

Amid criticism, Penn Press says author of much-discussed work on terror networks will in the future formally acknowledge two sources absent in current edition.

Arrivederci, Tenure

Smart Title: 

Italian professor at Wesleyan U. solves a 500-year-old murder mystery but, after receiving faculty backing, can't figure out why he was denied tenure.

Vigilante Justice on Plagiarism

Smart Title: 

At Texas A&M International, an instructor told students he would fail and publicly humiliate them if they engaged in academic dishonesty. They did and he did -- so the university fired him.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Plagiarism
Back to Top