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I teach a business writing course, and I used to dread assigning group projects. While I valued the lessons teamwork provided, those takeaways were often… Read More »From Team Charters to Reflections: Six Steps for a Successful Group Project
Plagiarism is concerning for colleges and universities (Curtis & Vardanega, 2016). Students begin higher education with varying degrees of knowledge on the topic of plagiarism;… Read More »Plagiarism Education: Considerations for the Semester Start-up
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Syllabi are a frequent subject of education research. Over the last decade, researchers have measured and assessed student responses to syllabus tone, voice, length, design,… Read More »Syllabi: Best Practices or Just Best Guesses?