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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.
Grading the Top 100 Student Sources
Examining the top 100 online sources in student writing.
The Plagiarism Proof Thesis
Tips on teaching secondary students how to write a plagiarism proof thesis.
A 21st Century Way to Teach Plagiarism and Ethics
A gamified approach to teaching how to process ethical decisions in the professional world.
Methods for Successful Plagiarism Discussions
How to introduce plagiarism at the beginning of an undergraduate course so incoming freshmen understand it.
How Instructors Respond to Plagiarism
Survey results on how instructors respond to plagiarism when they encounter it.
Using What Students Know to Promote Original Work
Connecting students to the familiar to create new knowledge and stimulate critical thinking skills.
Informational Fluency and Digital Literacies
Teaching students how to evaluate online sources to increase critical thinking and information literacy.
Student Online Research and Critical Thinking
How to use Wikipedia to for research and to improve critical thinking.
Tagging Plagiarism in the Classroom
Discussion about the Plagiarism Spectrum and strategies for raising awareness.