Re: Re[4]: Grading, Plagiarism, Webbed Writing and ...

Kenneth Robert Wright (kright@OREGON.UOREGON.EDU)
Tue, 6 Aug 1996 12:45:33 -0700

On Tue, 6 Aug 1996, Michael Hamende wrote:

> Ken said,
> "Again, I agree, but that form of scholarship is not yet recognized as
> having the same value as the traditional ways of doing scholarship:
> citing the "grand wizzars." And, again, back to the plagiarism issue,
> it is, IMHO, unethical of us to use undergraduates to buck the
> academy--implied by those who would give the student who borrowed the
> links an A--when it is the culture outside the academy, where most
> people exist most of the time, that must be changed first."
> I'd suggest some of that culture has/is changed/-ing. Innovative
> companies want creative people who are able to leverage the ideas of
> others into new products and services. As well as needing them to
> work collaboratively. Microsoft and other computer companies come to
> mind with telecommuting, etc.
> Maybe its the real world (or parts of it) that has changed and its the
> Ivory Tower that is behind the curve?
> Mike Hamende
Could be, Mike. I am tucked away in Eugene, OR, not exactly the real world.

Kenneth R Wright