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Accidental Plagiarism in Higher Education, Part II
Earlier research found only about half of 423 university psychology students correctly answered four questions involving recognizing plagiarism, and only a minority was able to rephrase a passage without producing plagiarized ...
Music preferences and young people's attitudes towards spending and saving.
We aimed to find patterns among young people’s music preferences in relation to their attitudes towards saving or spending money. Previous research found that certain music genres (e.g. rap and dance) are associated with ...
Is it Still Cheating if it’s Not Done on Purpose? Accidental Plagiarism in Higher Education
This project aimed to discover the extent to which plagiarism is committed unintentionally. In a study of students enrolled in an online distance education course at a post-secondary institution, slightly more than half ...
Searching for Happiness: The Importance of Social Capital.
After four decades of research, scholars of happiness continue to debate its causes. While it is generally agreed that a combination of internal and external factors play a role, predicting happiness well remains a ...
The Well-being of Adults who were Raised by Grandparents.
Presented in Poster Session 12 on "Parenting and Grandparenting" at the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 75th Conference, San Antonio, November 6-9, 2013.
Debate as a Teaching Strategy in Online Education: A Case Study.
This reflective case study was based on our independent use of the debate as an online instructional approach and our shared interest in teaching strategies. In an interdisciplinary manner, using narrative inquiry and ...
How well do Canadian distance education students understand plagiarism?
This project ascertains how well students taking online, distance education courses at a Canadian university recognize plagiarised material and how well they paraphrase. It also assesses the types of errors made. Slightly ...