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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.
Improvisation and Plagiarism
Promoting a culture of creativity within improvisation.
A Student-Centered Culture
Student-centered approaches to promote academic integrity.
Changing Culture to Promote Integrity
Defining the key drivers of the cheating culture and how to dismantle it.
Teaching Originality and Critical Thinking
How students perceive originality in the context of the digital age.
Beyond Integrity: Why We Cite
Explaining to students why citation is important to help them avoid plagiarism.
Understanding Plagiarism with Help from Dr. Seuss
Using Dr. Seuss to help students understand plagiarism.
Responding to Plagiarism
Lesson plans and rubrics to help teach students about plagiarism.
Why Students Plagiarize
Understanding why students plagiarize.
Why Do Students Plagiarize?
The cultural contexts of plagiarism and the implications for education and policy.