[ilds] student plagiarism and borrowing by authors

Marc Piel marcpiel at interdesign.fr
Sun Jun 3 12:05:32 PDT 2007


How many people like me are on your list??? I 
should be considered like a student... I don't 
make my living out of this. Sometime I have the 
feeling that there are five or six people out 
there having a monoloque; is that what your 
students feel??? What excuses do you have?
Marc Piel

william godshalk wrote:

> 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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