Student Plagiarism in Higher Education: Reflections on Teaching Practice

1st Edition

Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw

Published October 29, 2018
Reference - 180 Pages - 14 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138055162 - CAT# Y331152
Series: Research into Higher Education

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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:

  • addresses questions which are vexing in teaching practice, but for which ready answers are not available in professional skills development materials;
  • relates plagiarism to wider issues of learning and intellectual development;
  • collates the thinking of international leading experts on the topic of plagiarism from different areas of the academy.

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.


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