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Critical Issues in the Teaching of Responsible Writing

    Author: Miguel Roig1
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    Affiliations: 1: Department of Psychology, St. John’s University, Staten Island, NY 10301
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    • Published 15 December 2014
    • Corresponding author. Mailing address: Department of Psychology, St. John’s University, 300 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Phone: 718-390-4513. Fax: 718-390-4347. E-mail: [email protected].
    • ©2014 Author(s). Published by the American Society for Microbiology.
    Source: J. Microbiol. Biol. Educ. December 2014 vol. 15 no. 2 103-107. doi:10.1128/jmbe.v15i2.832
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    Abstract:

    In this paper I identify some of the more common, problematic writing practices (e.g., plagiarism, selective reporting of literature, and/or results, ‘spin’) found in traditional journal articles, along with associated variables, and suggest ways to correct them. The primary aim of the discussion is to emphasize the cultivation of transparency, excellence in scholarship, and a ‘best practices’ approach to disseminating the results of our research.

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Abstract:

In this paper I identify some of the more common, problematic writing practices (e.g., plagiarism, selective reporting of literature, and/or results, ‘spin’) found in traditional journal articles, along with associated variables, and suggest ways to correct them. The primary aim of the discussion is to emphasize the cultivation of transparency, excellence in scholarship, and a ‘best practices’ approach to disseminating the results of our research.

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