The Plagiarism Polyconundrum

Authors

  • Reine D. Bethany New York Institute of Technology, United States

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32674/jis.v6i4.334

Keywords:

documentation, international students' written English, plagiarism, research writing, student success

Abstract

Plagiarism hinders student success because it shortcuts genuine writing practice and incurs penalties when discovered. Although students are aware of its potential consequences, plagiarism continues. This article reflects on the polyconundrum of empathizing with the many hindrances to student writing while deploying strategies to reduce plagiarism and improve academic essay skills.

Author Biography

Reine D. Bethany, New York Institute of Technology, United States

REINE BETHANY, MA, is an adjunct English professor at the New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, New York, and at Nassau Community College in Garden City, New York. An author and local historian, her academic research focuses on impediments to academic writing in both domestic and international students. 

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Published

2016-10-01

How to Cite

Bethany, R. D. (2016). The Plagiarism Polyconundrum. Journal of International Students, 6(4), 1045–1052. https://doi.org/10.32674/jis.v6i4.334

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Study Abroad Reflections