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Plagiarism as a Learning Tool

Why do students plagiarize and what strategies do faculty adopt to address this issue? Three DePaul instructors provide first hand experience and practical tips on avoiding plagiarism and also on how to use plagiarism to engage students in discussions of academic tradition and life-long learning.

Featuring: Mark Pohlad, History of Art and Architecture and First Year Programs; Darsie Bowden, Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse; Adam Steele, Computing and Digital Media.

Videographer/editor: Heather Banas
Producer: Jean Bryan
Featured Student: Drew Pientka

"Suite IV in Mi Bemolle Maggiore - Prelude" by Bach, Performed by Vito Paternoster, courtesy of, Creative Commons License