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An open, in-depth discussion about academic dishonesty may help students (and teachers) develop ethical approaches to scholarship. Real classroom talk is closely examined and suggestions for teaching students how to avoid plagiarism in the digital age are offered.


Curriculum and Instruction | Education | Rhetoric and Composition | Secondary Education and Teaching | Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education


This article is the publisher's (National Council of Teachers of English) version, previously appearing published in English Journal 100.6 (2011): 47–53.

Copyright 2011 by the National Council of Teachers of English. All rights reserved.