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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.
Promoting a culture of academic awareness and honesty:
Using a constructivist approach to emphasize academic skills in the fight against plagiarism.
How effective are electronic plagiarism detection systems and does it matter how you use them?
Examining the evidence for the effects of plagiarism detection systems.
“I can’t say it any better”
The benefits of teaching critical reading skills to help students improve their critical writing skills.
European students’ voices on plagiarism and academic practices
How students perceive plagiarism from the perspectives of a variety of different cultures.
Learning about plagiarism through information literacy:
Preventing plagiarism through information literacy.
A Phenomenographic research project looking at HE Lecturers’ views on the plagiarism detection system Turnitin
Taking a phenomenographic approach to understand higher education instructors' perspectives on Turnitin.
Eliminating the successor to plagiarism?
Identifying contract cheating as the successor to plagiarism.
Lessons Learnt from Running a Plagiarism Awareness Campaign
The positive results of and lessons learned from a plagiarism awareness week.
Making technology work for academic integrity in Malaysia
The effects of students using Turnitin in a formative way.