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Bird,SJ (October 2002). "Self-plagiarismand dual and redundant publications: what is the problem? Commentaryon `seven ways to plagiarize: handling real allegations of researchmisconduct`".Scienceand Engineering Ethics8(4): 543–4. 10.1007/s11948-002-0007-4.PMID 12501723
Thisbook is written by experienced scholars who have wealth of knowledgeon plagiarism issues at college level. The authors have participatedin numerous studies to ascertain the rationale behind plagiarism. Thebook explains vividly why students should take personalresponsibility in developing quality academic essays. Furthermore,the book proposes that students need to plan and have effective timemanagement of covering their academic work to avoid temptation ofplagiarism due to time constraints.
Inbroad terms the book rebukes plagiarism and notes that, using otherpeople’s ideas to complete academic tasks portray students ashaving less accountability and responsibility for their academicsuccess. Finally, the book presents guiding policies of avoidingplagiarism in academic works. The guiding principle used in selectingthis source for my essay was to understand authors’ perspective onstudents’ responsibility and accountability in their course work.The book gives critical insights and challenges students to developindependent work when writing their essays. In regard to my essay on‘personal responsibility’, the book is relevant in capturingideas presented on student accountability and reasonability.
Waller,Bruce N. 2005. `Freedom,Moral Responsibility and Ethics`.In ConsiderEthics: Theory, Readings and Contemporary Issues.New York: PearsonLongman:215-233
Thebook presents a vivid discussion on the importance of studentresponsibility in their learning. The author is critical of presentday learning system that has encouraged students’ laxity. Accordingto the author, students must develop the virtues of accountability intheir learning as a basis of successful future. Indeed the author hascaptured the subject of student responsible learning in broad length.The author links students successful future with the foundation laidin their learning institutions. The author presents an objectivediscussion based on practical examples about students’ life atschool. In this respect, the arguments presented in the text arevalid and relevant in understanding personal responsibility. Thisbook is relevant in my essay ‘Personal Responsibility’ byexplaining the core pillars of education student accountability,time management and more importantly touches on aspects of careerdevelopment as important features of personal responsibility.
Bird,SJ (October 2002). "Self-plagiarismand dual and redundant publications: what is the problem? Commentaryon `seven ways to plagiarize: handling real allegations of researchmisconduct`".Scienceand Engineering Ethics8(4): 543–4.
Waller,Bruce N. 2005. `Freedom,Moral Responsibility and Ethics`.In ConsiderEthics: Theory, Readings and Contemporary Issues.New York: Pearson Longman: 215-233