The latest from the blog
How similar is too similar?
Students often ask how similar a paper has to be for it to be seen as plagiarism. This article takes on the misconceptions in that question.
Understanding the Public Domain and Citation
Students don't always understand that because a work is on the Internet doesn't mean it's in the public domain.
How Do I Cite My Own Ideas?
Help students understand how to emphasize their original thinking in their writing.
Benchmark Plagiarism Tariff
The results of a consultation exercise to develop a benchmark tariff for assigning penalties to cases of plagiarism.
Plagiarism Reference Tariff
A penalty tariff to offer guidance to institutions for assigning penalties in objective and transparent ways.
Academic Misconduct Benchmarking Research Project: Part 2
An examination of the type and number of penalties applied to cases of plagiarism in higher education institutions.
Academic Misconduct Benchmarking Research Project: Part 1
An analysis of the range and spread of sanctions against plagiarism among institutions.
Student online research and critical thinking:
How to support students in their use of Wikipedia.
Everything is a Remix
Filmmaker Kirby Ferguson explores how remixing is a form of creativity and how it classes with current norms.
Writing in an Internet Environment
Looking at how the expectations for academic writing might change as the world becomes more digital.
A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power
Samantha Grant discusses her film "A Fragile Trust" about the discgraced journalist Jayson Blair.
Where Next? Integrity for the " Real World"
Dr. Bertram-Gallant offers a new way of understanding integrity in the academic world and beyond.