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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.
Copied Homework in an Online Class
When someone copies your homework in an online class.
Answering Textbook Questions with Copied Responses
Question on whether copying directly from textbooks in answers is plagiarism.
Does Doing Work for Someone Else Count as Plagiarism?
Is it plagiarism to write papers for other students?
I Have Been Charged with Plagiarism! What Do I Do? 1
Does submitting the same project to two classes count as plagiarism?
Plagiarism Found in Newspaper
Case of plagiarism in a newspaper.
Is Parody Plagiarism?
Can a parody be considered plagiarism?
I Have Been Charged with Plagiarism! What Do I Do? 2
What to do if you are being charged with plagiarism.
Stemming the Tide of Plagiarism in Online Classes
How to develop online courses that reduce the chances of plagiarism and academic misconduct.
Digital Storytelling For Student Success
Using digital storytelling to help students develop critical thinking skills and write in their own voice.