News Archive 2009-2018

When You Know Better, You Do Better: Helping Students Understand Plagiarism, Give Credit Where Due (New York Times) Archives

Bowdoin students complete a tutorial illustrating how to cite a source – or even someone else’s ideas. Part of the reason, says Associate Professor of Psychology Suzanne Lovett in this article, is that “Internet-age students see so many examples of text, music and images copied online without credit that they may not fully understand the idea of plagiarism.”