As a branch campus of an American university operating in the Middle East, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar must take into account the cultural differences that pertain to plagiarism and the misuse of sources before the school can begin to develop methods to address and prevent the problem. Differences in educational philosophies, students’ previous scholastic training and cultural differences in individual motivation are all factors that must be considered
Academic writing; Culture; Education City; Education; Higher; Misuse of sources; Plagiarism; Qatar; Research; Scholarly publishing; Virginia Commonwealth School of the Arts in Qatar
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Fawley, N. E.
Plagiarism Pitfalls: Addressing Cultural Differences in the Misuse of Sources.
International Journal of Learning, 14(7),