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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.
Engaging Faculty and Students to Resist Plagiarism
How to use academic integrity policies to engage students and faculty to learn how to avoid different types of plagiarism.
Plagiarism's Impact on a Post-Academic Career
The consequences of plagiarism in the post-academic world.
Extreme Plagiarism to Contextualized Understanding
Using the pedagogy of contextualization to help students understand the risks of unoriginal writing.
Paying for Plagiarism
Discussion on the costs and consequences of contract cheating.
The Accidental Plagiarist: The Myths, the Truths,
Discussing accidental plagiarism and how to respond to it.
Interview with Julie Zauzmer on her book "Conning Harvard" about Adam Wheeler's successful plagiarism.
The Sources in Student Writing
Sources students use in writing unoriginal work.
What Students Don't Understand About Plagiarism
Discussion of study results on how well students understand plagiarism.
Developing Effective Academic Integrity Policies
How institutions are using academic integrity policies to guide academic conduct in the digital age.