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.
The Future of Wikipedia in Education
How educators can integrate Wikipedia into courses for thinking about research, digital literacy, and critical thinking.
Creating an Academic Integrity Community
How to build a community of academic integrity on your campus.
Building a Community Around Integrity
Building a community of integrity so students learn how to use online information ethically.
A Tool to Enhance Information Literacy
Using IRAC to enhance information literacy and critical thinking.
Plagiarism and the Web
Discussion on the different sources that high school and college students use for unoriginal writing.
How Students Perceive Plagiarism
Discussing the results of a survey that asked students their perceptions of plagiarism.
Mimesis and Plagiarism
How mimicry and modeling differ from plagiarism and can help students learn.
Addressing Plagiarism in Student Presentations
Addressing plagiarism and proper citation in student presentations.
Assessing Art & Design and Visual Projects
How to use Turnitin to evaluate visual student work and how to leave effective feedback on it.