Turnitin? Turnitoff: The deskilling of information literacy

Tara Brabazon

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    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number2
    Pages (from-to)13-32
    Number of pages20
    JournalTurkish Online Journal of Distance Education
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2015


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