Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Understanding of academic integrity effective against plagiarism

A recent National Bureau of Econimic Research working paper titled Rational Ignorance in Education: A field experiment in student plagiarism by Thomas S Dee, Swarthmore College and Brian A. Jacob, University of Michigan found that required completion of an anti-plagiarism tutorial prior to a writing assignment substantially reduced the likelihood of plagiarism, particularly among students with lower SAT scores.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Amazon, e-books and publishers

An article from Business Week on Amazon, Kindle and publishers:


What about the academic press?