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Plagiarism and Creativity: Are they Mutually Exclusive?


Le, T and Wang, YI and Doan, T and Yeoh, JSW and Zhao, S, Plagiarism and Creativity: Are they Mutually Exclusive?, Conducting Research in a Changing and Challenging World, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Thao Le and Quynh Le (ed), New York, pp. 351-358. ISBN 9781626186514 (2013) [Other Book Chapter]

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The dangers of plagiarism are one of the first warnings to students when they arrive at a university. For some, it is seen as an academic crime that is easily committed by students, consciously or unintentionally. Although there is a common attitude toward plagiarism, the definition of plagiarism tends to vary among academic institutions. There is one question about plagiarism that arouses interest in the academic discourse: plagiarism and creativity, are they mutually exclusive? This is not an easy question to answer as it depends on two perspectives: ethical and cognitive.

Item Details

Item Type:Other Book Chapter
Keywords:plagiarism, creativity, crime, discourse, dishonesty, policy
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Other education
Research Field:Other education not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Other education and training
Objective Field:Other education and training not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Le, T (Dr Thao Le)
UTAS Author:Wang, YI (Dr Isabel Wang)
UTAS Author:Doan, T (Ms Thao Doan)
UTAS Author:Yeoh, JSW (Ms Joanne Yeoh)
UTAS Author:Zhao, S (Mr Songtao Zhao)
ID Code:85378
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:School of Humanities
Deposited On:2013-07-02
Last Modified:2015-08-17

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