Chapter 19

Rethinking Plagiarism in Information Literacy Instruction

A Case Study on Cross-Campus Collaboration in the Creation of an Online Academic Honesty Video Tutorial

Abstract

Librarians at Austin Peay State University (APSU) in Clarksville, Tennessee, created a fun and engaging video informing students about academic honesty and dishonesty, with the focus on responsible decision making instead of negative consequences. “Plagiarism: Making the Right Choices” is a fully functioning video tutorial embedded in the university’s learning management, system, as well as the library’s website, making it accessible from multiple electronic devices. Included are assessment tools for instructors and librarians and immediate quiz feedback for students. ...

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