Charles Lipson

teaches international politics at the University of Chicago. He also writes for students about academic success and honest work at the university level.

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E-mail: [email protected]


Charles Lipson

Peter B. Ritzma Professor

Political Science Department

University of Chicago

5828 S. University Ave.

Chicago, IL 60637


Reading, Writing, Plagiarism, and Academic Honesty

Higher Education News Sources
Washington Post: higher ed Inside HigherEd news/opinion Boston Globe: higher ed higher ed news FIRE News free speech CNN Higher Ed News print daily news US News & World Report: higher ed
Chronicle News blog Chronicle of Higher Ed BBC Education News print Telegraph (UK) education
Academic Honesty & Anti-plagiarism Resources
See Doing Honest Work in College (U. Chicago Press), chapter on "Plagiarism and Academic Honesty."
How to Paraphrase Purdue OWL Deterring Plagiarism U Toronto Bill Taylor: "Letter to my students" Plagiarism Today re:online plagiarism
Cheating 101 Coastal Carolina U. Preventing Acad. Dishonesty Cheating in the News Caveon Anti-plagiarism Strategies Robert Harris
Tips for Honest Work U.Windsor,Canada Cut & Paste Soundprint radio program Cyberplagiarism Penn State Center for Academic Integrity Duke/Clemson
Academic Integrity links U.San Diego Tips for students Northwestern PEA Soup philosophy,ethics blog Center for Academic Integrity: Links journal Famous Preparing for an Exam

Ethics in Everyday Life
The Right Thing column, Jeffrey Seglin Practical Ethics blog, UK Business Ethics Blog Chris MacDonald What is practical ethics? Essay by D. Thompson
Ethics Blog Ruder-Finn, Inc. Ethicist Randy Cohen, NYT    

Resources on Writing/Teaching/Learning
See How to Write a BA Thesis (U. Chicago Press), chapters on writing and research.
Purdue OWL great online writing lab Writing links Writing Across the Curriculum excellent articles & links (Indiana U.)
The Power of Words journalism The Practing Writer Erika Dreifus Grammar Resources online U.Chicago's Little Red Schoolhouse
Liberal Education AACU journal Poynter Writing Tips journalism Charles Darling's Guide to Writing & Grammar
Stephen Wilbers on writing Enders Writing Lab Teaching Writing in an Online World Nick Carbone
Study Guides & Strategies Writer's Digest Paris Review: Author Interviews outstanding
Tomorrow's Professors Academic Coach Ten Commandments of Writing Philosophy Papers Robert N. Johnson
Lore tips on teaching writing Indiana U.Writing Tutorials 20 Writing Tools | 50 Tools, briefly Roy Peter Clark (Poynter Institute)
"How to read in college" Teaching Resources U.Va. Helping Students Write Better Rebecca Gross Davis, UC Berkeley
Nuts & Bolts of College Writing Rhetoric/Composition Wiki College Atlas very useful compendium of advice for students
TWI: The Writing Instructor LifeHack great on productivity Education Corner great resources on study skills  
Creative Writing Now "Beyond the five-paragraph essay" Grammar Check free; checks your text Q & A:Chicago Manual of Style

Blogs on Writing & Teaching Writing
Writing Tools Roy Peter Clark Jerz's Literacy Weblog Phantom Professor candid ruminations Community College English blog
You Got Style writer's blog Grammar Girl blog on better writing Pedablogue Mike Arnzen Vocabula Review clear writing
Rarely Likable Erin Fitzgerald Internet Writing Journal Kairosnews: Rhetoric, Technology, & Pedagogy group blog
Practicing Writing blog Daily Writing Tips Re: Thinking, Teaching, Writing Holly Pappas rhetoric & composition Resources for Writers ClickLinks  

Views on Higher Education: Blogs, Columns, Web pages
Views on K-12 Education
Inside HigherEd: Around the Web University Diaries Margaret Soltan Little Professor Miriam Burstein Jay Mathews' ed.column Washington Post
SCSU Scholars Nat'l Assoc of Scholars | news Critical Mass Erin O'Connor This Week in Education Alexander Russo
FIRE's Torch indiv rights in ed. Kelly in Kansas Phi Beta Cons National Review magazine Joanne Jacobs
Cranky Professor Discriminations J & J Rosenberg Creative Commons: Education Education Wonk
Academe AAUP journal Librarian Chick great links Acephalous Scott Eric Kaufman Eduwonk K-12 administration
Change Magazine Carnegie Irascible Professor Mark Shapiro Adventures in Ethics & Science
Stingy Scholar online learning Matthew Tabor Shadow of Mt Hollywood John Bruce Sherman Dorn schools as social institutions
Educated Nation Not of General Interest Beerkens' Blog higher ed, science, innovation Flypaper Blog Thomas B. Fordham Institute; Chester Finn
Edwired Mills Kelly; digital tech & history Mary Beth Marklein USA Today Ewan McIntosh Edu-blogs Core Knowledge Blog | Weekly Roundup
Wide Awake Minds Ryan McCarl's self-ed blog      

Kudos: Thanks to Shirley Baker, Sandy Enders, and Marilee McGowan for telling me about their favorite sites.   Please send your ideas for links to [email protected]

Pages on this Web site
Lipson Courses
Lipson talks
Home List of my courses
International Politics
Talks on Education & Honesty
Books by Charles Lipson
Talks by Charles Lipson Hard Questions in IR Theory
Courses offered
PIPES Workshop
International Relations Resources
World History& Politics
Reading, Writing, Plagiarism 15th-18th c. World Politics
How to Write a Thesis 19th c World Politics
Politics and Culture 20th c World Politics to 1945
Fun 20th c World Politics 1945-91
Talks on Global Issues
News Pages
Big Wars: Ancient, Medieval, & Early Modern What's New about the New Economy?
World News
Values, Politics, and Culture
The World America Made
Middle East News Core Western Values Political Threats to Global Prosperity
Headline News
Social Science Core
Turning Points of the 20th Century
World News-Web Audio Power, Identity, Resistance Democracies in World Politics
Advice for students
  Israel's Challenges
How to Write a Thesis   China in World Politics
Getting a Good Recommendation   The Cold War
Law School: Advice on Applying   Why We Fought WW2
(c) Charles Lipson, 2012