Why demand originality from students in online discussion forums?

An article regarding the need for instructors to demand originality from students. Regurgitating the words of others does little to contribute to new learning. Being required to write with originality prompts students to conduct research, synthesize literature, and gain knowledge from the analysis. 

Abstract: 

An article regarding the need for instructors to demand originality from students. Regurgitating the words of others does little to contribute to new learning. Being required to write with originality prompts students to conduct research, synthesize literature, and gain knowledge from the analysis. 

Publication Type: 
Magazine Article
Authors: 
Ronald C. Jones
Year of Publication: 
2013
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
Faculty Focus
Date Published: 
Monday, December 16, 2013
Publication Language: 
English
Editors: 
Mary Bart

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