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Thursday, February 14, 2013
Turnitin FREE 30-Minute Webcast Series: Why Do Students Plagiarize? The Cultural Contexts of Cheating
Do Students Plagiarize? The Cultural Contexts of Cheating
Why do students plagiarize?
According to anthropologist, Susan Blum, the "Internet is part
of the story, but not in the way people usually think about it."
She goes on to point out that morality "is also part of the
problem, but not because most students are immoral."
Join us in a conversation with Susan Blum as she discusses her
research into the cultural contexts of student cheating and the
implications of her findings for educators, institutions, and
Attendees are eligible to receive a free copy of Ms.
Blum's book, "My Word! Plagiarism and College Culture." Register for this webcast PRESENTER Susan Blum
is Professor and Chair in the Department of Anthropology at the
University of Notre Dame. Among her publications are "My Word!
Plagiarism and College Culture" (2009) and "Lies that Bind:
Chinese Truth, Other Truths" (2007). She is currently conducting
research on the conflict between learning and schooling.
The 30-Minute Webcast Series
from Turnitin is for busy educators who want to stay current with
the latest trends and technologies on preserving academic
integrity, improving student writing across the curriculum, and
promoting student success.