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The perception of referencing and plagiarism amongst students coming from Confucian heritage cultures
conference contributionposted on 2017-12-06, 00:00 authored by Molly YangMolly Yang, S Lin
This paper attempts to explore the perception of referencing and plagiarism amongst students coming from Confucian cultural heritage. The focus of this paper concentrates on these students' learning approaches and styles and associated problems. This paper evaluates research conducted among all such students who are studying in Australia. The paper identifies both positive and negative perceptions and highlights several misperceptions on students from Confucian cultural heritage that are commonly held by Western academics. Finally, the paper presents an overview of strategies that might be adopted by Western academics in order to make these students' experiences in Australian universities more enjoyable and successful.
Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)
Parent Title4th Asia Pacific Conference on Educational Integrity held at the University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia, 28-30, September 2009.
Number of Pages10
PublisherUniversity of Wollongong, Australia
Place of PublicationWollongong, NSW
External Author AffiliationsABC Immigration & Education Consultants; Faculty of Arts, Business, Informatics and Education; Not affiliated to a Research Institute;