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Addressing Plagiarism in Student Presentations

With so much emphasis being placed on student projects and the use of presentations to showcase that work--particularly when that work is multi-media based--how are teachers addressing the inappropriate use of original content or source material? What are some best practices for using student presentation assignments to help build their media and digital literacy skills?

In this webcast, we share strategies for working to enhance student understanding of proper citation and attribution when using media in presentations and projects.

Photo of Summer DittmerSummer Dittmer has taught high school Drama, Online Expository Writing, English and Honors English for 13 years. She teaches 12th grade Literature and is the Student Activities Coordinator at Mercy High School in Burlingame, CA. She has trained teachers in developing online curriculum, along with assisting in implementing effective one-to-one iPad programs. Summer also creates professional development webinars for Turnitin, emphasizing how instructors can effectively integrate technology into their curriculum.

Photo Jason ChuJason Chu is Education Director for Turnitin. His focus is on working to build resources for educators, and his personal passion is to find better ways to enhance student achievement.  He will be moderating this webcast.

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