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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.
Plagiarism : A pilot focus group study
Broadening the understanding of students' concepts of plagiarism from Asian cultures.
Managing intertextuality -
Understanding plagiarism in terms of managing intertextuality.
Misrepresentation and visual quotation in design and art:
Discussing the issues of visual quotation and misrepresentation.
Either my students are getting naughtier, or the tools are getting better!
Using software to measure rates of unoriginal writing.
A Dramatic strategy against plagiarism
Developing a university-wide plagiarism prevention strategy in concert with an information literacy strategy.
Making the case for multiple submissions to Turnitin
Argument that students should be allowed to submit multiple times to Turnitin
University teachers discussing plagiarism:
A study on instructors' differing views on plagiarism.
Policy and practice in two academic settings:
Examining how academic policy helps shape cultures of honesty within institutions across different cultural environments.
Assisting students to avoid plagiarism:
Analyzing the effectiveness of formative workshops in teaching about and preventing plagiarism.