How Social Media Encourages Plagiarism (and Six Ways You Can Fight It)

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Whether or not the Internet is to blame, plagiarism seems to have become more socially acceptable across grade levels. We repost so much so frequently that some platforms, such as Facebook, have been compelled to develop their own citation rules to combat plagiarism. In surveys of more than 70,000 high school students by the International Center for Academic Integrity, 58% admitted to plagiarism. Guide to Using Sources , Harvard University.

Some Lessons Learned Supporting OER Adoption

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Sometimes it makes sense to deploy these solutions yourself; sometimes it makes more sense to work with a partner. In fact, I think it’s safe to say that we know more about ineffective OER adoption techniques than anyone!) Power to these people!

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Longtime Higher Ed Leader (and Former U.S. Congressman) Argues For a ‘Networked College’

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That, in theory, will allow each campus to focus its energies on what it can do best and turn to outside companies and nonprofits for the rest. It’s a key claim in his new book, “ Free-Range Learning in the Digital Age: The Emerging Revolution in College, Career, and Education ,” due out next month, and it’s one that might unsettle college administrators accustomed to directly overseeing more campus services in-house. You had to go there to get it.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Republicans are made because the Department of Education issued guidelines about how ESSA should be implemented. Dan Patrick (R) told reporters on Tuesday that he is sending letters to every superintendent in the state advising them not to follow the Obama administration's recently issued guidance on transgender students.” ” Via Education Week : “ Cursive writing could be returning to Louisiana ’s public school classrooms.

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