What Students Say They Know, Feel, and Do About Cyber-Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty: A Case Study

Ercegovac, Zorana What Students Say They Know, Feel, and Do About Cyber-Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty: A Case Study., 2005 . In 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST), Charlotte (US), 28 October - 2 November 2005. [Conference paper]

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This article presents results of a case study that used self-reported paper-and pencil questionnaire by thirty-seven junior high school students with regard to their understanding of, attitudes, and behaviors toward plagiarism in the Web environment. Performance indicators used in the questionnaire were framed in the context of information literacy standards. The article identifies those areas that intervention programs should be designed on the basis of students' gaps and levels of understanding with respect to responsible uses of information in general, and especially of digital networked resources.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: plagiarism ; online information sources ; information literacy
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information. > BA. Use and impact of information.
G. Industry, profession and education. > GH. Education.
E. Publishing and legal issues. > ED. Intellectual property: author's rights, ownership, copyright, copyleft.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CB. User studies.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CC. User categories: children, young people, social groups.
Depositing user: Norm Medeiros
Date deposited: 08 Feb 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:02
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/6902

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