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My word! : plagiarism and college culture

Author: Susan Debra Blum
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
""Classroom Cheats Turn to Computers." "Student Essays on Internet Offer Challenge to Teachers." "Faking the Grade." Headlines such as these have been blaring the alarming news of an epidemic of plagiarism and cheating in American colleges: more than 75 percent of students admit to having cheated; 68 percent admit to cutting and pasting material from the Internet without citation. Professors are reminded almost  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Debra Blum
ISBN: 9780801447631 0801447631 9780801476617 0801476615
OCLC Number: 244660711
Description: 229 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : plagiarism in college --
A question of judgment : plagiarism is not one thing, once and for all --
Intertexuality, authorship, and plagiarism : my word, your word, their word [arrow] our word --
Observing the performance self : multiplicity versus authenticity --
Growing up in the college bubble : the tasks and temptations of adolescence --
No magic bullet : deconstructing plagiarism --
Conclusion : what is to be done?
Responsibility: Susan D. Blum.
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Blum . . . brings great care and compassion to her discussion of plagiarism. She generously draws on student interview segments throughout "My Word!" to illuminate today's campus climate--Cathy  Read more...
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"The prevalence of plagiarism among American college students affects all members of the university community in negative ways. The very phrase 'university community' implies a set of shared values; Read more...

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