Stephanie Vie discusses the ethical considerations of using Turnitin and other automatic plagiarism checkers.
Guest: Stephanie Vie
Stephanie Vie researches the construction of digital identities in social media spaces as well as critical approaches to composing technologies such as plagiarism detection services. Her research has appeared in First Monday; Computers and Composition; Computers and Composition Online; Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy; and The Community Literacy Journal.
She is a Reviews Section Co-editor with Kairos; a Project Director with the Computers and Composition Digital Press; and an editorial board member of the undergraduate research journal Young Scholars in Writing.
Her doctorate from the University of Arizona (2007) is in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English, and her dissertation, “Engaging Others in Online Social Networking Sites: Rhetorical Practices in MySpace and Facebook,” examined the use of privacy settings in these sites within a Foucauldian framework. More
The more moments you can take from an active, engaged classroom and bring them into your assignments, that’s going to significantly help reduce plagiarism.
- Go for a walk. It’s easy to forget how great it feels walk.
- Book: My Freshman Year* by Rebecca Nathan
- App: Wunderlist for creating to-do lists
- App: Toggl for time tracking
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