Student Plagiarism in Higher Education is a crucial read for any university teacher concerned about plagiarism. It provides the tools and information needed to assess this often complex international phenomenon constructively and effectively from a variety of angles, and provides a framework for further discussion and research.
Each chapter poses a question about an essential aspect of plagiarism and examines the central theoretical, ethical and technical questions which surround it. Providing a unique perspective on the topic of academic plagiarism, this book:
Student Plagiarism in Higher Education provides an excellent insight which thoroughly interrogates all aspects of the plagiarism argument. Theoretically based and carefully considered contributions from international experts ensure that this volume is an invaluable asset to anyone wishing to read more, learn more and think more about plagiarism.
Why so many questions about plagiarism?
Philip Shaw and Diane Pecorari
Can plagiarism be defined?
How much can you copy?
Mary Davis and John Morley.
Is student plagiarism still a serious problem in universities today?
Why does plagiarism detection software not find all plagiarism?
Can we use plagiarism detection services responsibly?
How does intertextuality inform plagiarism?
Shouldn't our expectations of students' and academics' intertextuality practices differ?
Are we making our students plagiarize?
What really is the relationship between plagiarism and culture? Some thoughts from the Chinese context
Yongyan Li and John Flowerdew
So what should we do?
Diane Pecorari and Philip Shaw
This exciting new series aims to publish cutting edge research and discourse that reflects the rapidly changing world of higher education, examined in a global context. Encompassing topics of wide international relevance, the series includes every aspect of the international higher education research agenda, from strategic policy formulation and impact to pragmatic advice on best practice in the field.
For more information, or to express an interest in writing for the series, please contact Sarah Tuckwell, email@example.com