This no excuses post has been a long time coming. One of the things that most librarians have in common is that they are long-suffering, friendly, helpful, accommodating types, ready to share knowledge, know-how and eager to grasp on any acknowledgement they receive from academic leadership and fellow teachers. While the grumbles and moans are … Continue reading No excuses – Britannica Image Quest
I've just spent the last 4 days at the #LKSW2017 where 80 librarians around the SE Asian region got together to learn and share (mainly teacher) librarian practise. I also hosted a Chinese lady from a school in China and gave a daily ride to another Canadian librarian working at a school in China. We had … Continue reading A tale of two systems
Ok, I know I have a somewhat ambivalent stance on what constitutes plagiarism and the value of collaborative and cooperative learning but one thing I'm clear on is academic honesty. If you used something that someone else made just say that you did that. And depending on your age and level a simple copy and … Continue reading Academic honesty should never be ambiguous
I've just been exposed to a few discussions on plagiarism which I share in a post here.
This morning plagiarism crossed my screen for the third time in a week, which means the topic is demanding to be written about! The first time was during an academic discussion last week. A group of us were being asked our opinion about the proliferation of study groups on FaceBook and other social media platforms … Continue reading Third time requires a post – plagiarism
At times one has to get right back to basics and the last few weeks I've been huddled over my computer becoming more familiar with "Pages" than any non-design person would ever want to become. All for the sake of trying to make simple basic posters outlining the most common example of the referencing styles … Continue reading Referencing