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Plagiarism, Intertextuality and Emergent Authorship in University Students' Academic Writing

Celia Helen Thompson

PORTAL Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies | University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) | Published : 2009

Abstract

Issues of plagiarism, intertextuality and authorial presence in academic writing are fundamental to the teaching and learning activities of all university lecturers and their students. Knowing how to assist students, particularly those who speak English as an additional language (EAL), to develop a sense of text/knowledge ownership and authorial presence in the creation of discipline-based scholarly texts can be especially challenging. Clarifying what is encompassed by the notion of ‘common knowledge’ is also central to this process. The aim of this paper is to explore the political and intertextual nature of text/knowledge construction and emergent student authorship through the analysis of..

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