Episode 146: Patchwriting – What It Is, and How to Avoid It

Patchwriting is a form of plagiarism that most students aren’t aware is plagiarism – substituting in words into the sentence structure of a source. It’s like Academic MadLibs. In this episode, Adam and Dinur compare paraphrasing to patchwriting, explain why patchwriting is a form of plagiarism, and go over how to paraphrase instead of patchwrite.

Show Notes
University of Guelph, “Paraphrasing and Summarizing”
University of Hawaii, “Patchwriting”
Purdue OWL, “Contextualizing Plagiarism”

Posted in Academic Integrity, College Writing, Podcast.

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