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When I was a student, we walked 10 miles to campus uphill both ways ... We've told ourselves to watch the war stories, but we may not realize just how dated those stories might be. This annual list from Beloit College reminds us just how young our students are. For example, for the class of 2014, Czechoslovakia has never existed, and Woody Allen has always been with Soon-Yi Previn,

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Journet is open to all AEJMC members, and it carries a vibrant discussion on all aspects of teaching journalism: reporting, editing, ethics, etc. The list owners are George Frajkor and Elliott S. Parker. This link leads you to an archive of Journet's postings, as well as a subscription form. Or send an e-mail here with the command: Subscribe Journet yourfirstname yourlastname (e.g., Subscribe Journet Deborah Gump).

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AEJMC's Newspaper Division runs its own list, which doesn't overlap the JOURNET list as much as you might think; sign up here.

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Barbara Croll Fought at Syracuse has compiled directories of both lists and newsletters.

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The University of Iowa pulled together hundreds of links that might help journalism academics and professionals. The resources are organized by category, such as gender and race, media law, listservs and citation guides.

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The newsletter on teaching philosophies and strategies is published monthly by Magna Publications. For information, call 800-433-0499.

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Some students commit plagiarism not because they're lazy or because they have the ethics of cardboard, which is to say none. Some students honestly don't realize that what they're doing is wrong. Mindy McAdams, Knight professor at the University of Florida, created a site that not only illustrates what constitutes plagiarism in all its many forms but also how to fix it - in both academic and journalistic writing.

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Swarthmore College's package of resources includes tips on avoidance and deterrence, as well as a collection of links to various syllabi that include anti-plagiarism language.

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Georgetown University's Honor Council Web site includes this page explaining plagiarism in terms that students can understand. We hope.

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Ohio University, stung by plagiarism in its college of engineering, posts these resources, including tutorials on how to avoid it and links to university statements on plagiarism.

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Grow, a journalism professor at Florida A&M, thinks about teaching - then he writes about it. You'll find his articles, as well as his cartoons, here.

Every day during the school year, Ted Pease at Utah State University sends out "Today's Word on Journalism," something along the lines of this Tom Stoppard quote in his e-mail signature: "Words are sacred. They deserve respect. If you get the right ones, in the right order, you can nudge the world a little."

To sign up, send him e-mail with the word subscribe in the subject line.

Click the headline on this item to go to Hard News Cafe, where you'll find today's Word in the far-left column.

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Check out these suggestions from fellow profs.

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Gerald Grow, Florida A&M professor, notes: Hot Potatoes is software for learning, not for testing. It does not provide the kind of security you need for ironclad testing, but it is excellent as a teaching tool and can be used for testing in situations where students are monitored (to watch that they do not manipulate the code to find the answers).

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