Academic Writing and Plagiarism: A Linguistic Analysis

Academic Writing and Plagiarism: A Linguistic Analysis

Diane Pecorari


Plagiarism has lengthy been appeared with challenge by way of the college neighborhood as a major act of wrongdoing threatening middle educational values. there was a perceived bring up in plagiarism over contemporary years, due partially to matters raised by means of the hot media, a various scholar inhabitants and the increase in English as a lingua franca. This ebook examines plagiarism, the irrelevant courting among a textual content and its assets, from a linguistic point of view. Diane Pecorari seems to be at procedures of first and moment language writers; interaction among analyzing and writing; writer's id and voice; and the expectancies of the tutorial discourse neighborhood. utilizing empirical info drawn from a wide pattern of scholar writing, in comparison opposed to written resources, educational Writing and Plagiarism argues that a few plagiarism, during this linguistic context, may be considered as a failure of pedagogy instead of a planned try to transgress. The ebook examines the consequences of this hole among the associations' expectancies of the scholars, scholar functionality and institutional understanding, and indicates pedagogic options to be carried out at scholar, teach and institutional degrees.

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