Turnitin? Turnitoff: The Deskilling of Information Literacy


Tara BRABAZON


ABSTRACT
Plagiarism is a folk devil into which is poured many of the challenges, problems and difficulties confronting higher education. This article investigates how software -Turnitin in particular- is ‘solving’ a particular ‘crisis’ in universities. However, I investigate how alternative strategies for the development of information literacy offer concrete, productive and imaginative trajectories for university staff and students.


KEYWORDS: Plagiarism, intellectual integrity, information literacy, higher education


DOI : 10.17718/tojde.55005 
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