[ilds] student plagiarism and borrowing by authors

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Sun Jun 3 11:36:49 PDT 2007


Bill, I see your point, but I think you got it backwards.  Durrell should be held to, or close to, the same standards as your students.  Follow his advice on veneration and the dog's tooth.

Bruce

-----Original Message-----
>From: william godshalk <godshawl at email.uc.edu>
>Sent: Jun 3, 2007 9:47 AM
>To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>Subject: [ilds] student plagiarism and borrowing by authors
>
>I think the problem for academics is that we punish students when 
>they borrow without quotation marks or footnotes.
>
>But when Larry does it, we attempt to excuse the borrowings in a 
>variety of ways.
>
>Perhaps we should attempt to excuse our students with the same vigor 
>as we use to excuse Durrell.
>
>Bill
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