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Originality and Plagiarism Resources for Academic Staff Development in the Era of New Web Authoring Formats PROCEEDINGS

, The University of Melbourne, Australia

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Vancouver, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-62-4 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


This paper focuses on academic integrity and plagiarism implications of extending the conventions of academic writing to accommodate the growing public use of a range of widely available web authoring methods, such as wikis and blogs, social bookmarking, and podcasting. In the web 2.0 world there are many aspects of originality and plagiarism that are neglected or avoided in conversations about academic work. This paper describes a project that seeks to refine academic approaches to web 2.0 authoring, as part of providing an integrated set of originality and plagiarism resources for staff development, and reports initial feedback from independent peer review of these resources. The paper also outlines further evaluation studies and staff development initiatives required to bring systematic improvement to this aspect of academic work.


Gray, K. (2007). Originality and Plagiarism Resources for Academic Staff Development in the Era of New Web Authoring Formats. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2007--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 2404-2411). Vancouver, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 16, 2018 from .


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