Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Teaching International Students How to Avoid Plagiarism: Librarians and Faculty in Collaboration
Blekinge Institute of Technology, The Library.
Blekinge Institute of Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Applied Signal Processing.
Blekinge Institute of Technology, The Library.
2014 (English)In: The journal of academic librarianship, ISSN 0099-1333, E-ISSN 1879-1999, Vol. 40, no 3/4Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This paper presents how a plagiarism component has been integrated in a Research Methodology course for Engineering Master students at Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden. The plagiarism issue was approached from an educational perspective, rather than a punitive. The course director and librarians developed this part of the course in close collaboration. One part of the course is dedicated to how to cite, paraphrase and reference, while another part stresses the legal and ethical aspects of research. Currently, the majority of the students are international, which means there are intercultural and language aspects to consider. In order to evaluate our approach to teaching about plagiarism, we conducted a survey. The results of the survey indicate a need for education on how to cite and reference properly in order to avoid plagiarism, a result which is also supported by students' assignment results. Some suggestions are given for future development of the course.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Elsevier , 2014. Vol. 40, no 3/4
Keyword [en]
Academic honesty, Academic libraries, Engineering education, Plagiarism, Faculty-librarian collaboration, Curriculum integration
National Category
Pedagogy
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-6586DOI: 10.1016/j.acalib.2014.04.006ISI: 000339986500029Local ID: oai:bth.se:forskinfo3C56D0FDC8AE2ED8C1257CE60031CE7COAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-6586DiVA: diva2:834104
Note

Published by Elsevier and Science direct: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2014.04.006

Available from: 2014-10-10 Created: 2014-05-28 Last updated: 2017-03-14Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(167 kB)312 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 167 kBChecksum SHA-512
be0653003167350b0a963f2406713c73285a71d9ae9ca201aabe475fb636769b60f106427318d2dc8e46527913eb6f5fe4e453c2b2c38c00e6f6e67208176038
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Other links

Publisher's full text

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Gunnarsson, JennyKulesza, Wlodek J.Pettersson, Anette
By organisation
The LibraryDepartment of Applied Signal Processing
In the same journal
The journal of academic librarianship
Pedagogy

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 312 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Altmetric score

Total: 683 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf