A group of us were just lambasting “plagiarism software” the other day:
“We do not protect scholarly work by creating a culture of suspicion about student writing. We do not protect scholarly work by turning originality into an algorithm. And we do not protect scholarly work by requiring students to upload and thus license their intellectual property to a corporation that profits off the database it builds from that work. That is Turnitin’s business model.”
Source: Who Controls Your Dissertation?
I’ve decided I want to start wearing blazers again #gettingold #sartorial
Aletheia: Why isn’t mommy eating dinner with us tonight?
Me: Because she’s at a restaurant watching the Carolina-Dook game.
Aletheia: Yeah, we don’t like Dook.
Aletheia: You know, daddy, some days we are fairies and some days we are not.
At the Ignatian retreat. Watching the marine layer roll in over Los Angeles.
I literally just bought Girl Scout cookies out of the back of a van in a poorly lit parking garage.
“Rather than focus on identifying fake news, then, we decided it made more sense to teach students how to recognize good journalism.” (Source: ARCLog)
We did a fake news workshop at mpow. I like this approach as well.
“You know, the very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. They don’t alter their views to fit the facts. They alter the facts to fit their views.”
Source: The Doctor
I wonder if this is how Buffy felt the night before graduation day #snakedemon
“We would like to reaffirm our commitment to long-standing library traditions and values, which include the promotion of intellectual freedom, the protection of information from loss or erasure, and the mindful and critical use of information.”
Source: LMU Library News