Compfight + a flickr™ search tool. Freesound. Anti-Plagiarism Strategies. Robert Harris Version Date: December 30, 2013 Earlier versions: February 28, 2012; December 18, 2010; June 14, 2009; November 17, 2004 The availability of textual material in electronic format has made plagiarism easier than ever.
Copying and pasting of paragraphs or even entire essays now can be performed with just a few mouse clicks. The strategies discussed here can be used to combat what some believe is an increasing amount of plagiarism on research papers and other student writing. By employing these strategies, you can help encourage students to value the assignment and to do their own work. Strategies of Awareness 1. Students are faced with too many choices, so they put off low priorities. 3. In addition to a definition, though, you should discuss with your students the difference between appropriate, referenced use of ideas or quotations and inappropriate use. Discussing with students why plagiarism is wrong may be helpful also. 4. 5.
Strategies of Prevention 1. 2. Learning Resources: Plagiarism and the Internet. What is plagiarism?
How do I discourage plagiarism? How can I tell if a student has copied their report from the web? Plagiarism is the activity of implying or claiming authorship of materials by incorporating them into a creative work without adequate attribution. Using the work of others without acknowledgement is a breach of ethics. In schools, plagiarism is considered cheating and academically dishonest. Go to Plagiarism from Wikipedia to learn more and read examples. Plagiarism in Schools Read about the issue of plagiarism in news articles such as Plagiarism Case Bedevils Kansas School. Try a great web interactive called You Quote It, You Note It!
General Resources on Plagiarism Read the following resources on plagiarism: Helping Students Avoid Plagiarism Use the following resources to help you and your students avoid plagiarism when creating projects: Learn to Rule Out Academic Dishonesty at the Cliffnotes website. Software- Commercial- EVE2 Plagiarism Detection for Teachers. Plagiarized.com - The Instructors Guide To Internet Plagiarism. Software- Free- Plagiarism Detection. Guide to Plagiarism and Cyber-Plagiarism - Guides - University of Alberta Libraries. Plagiarism has been around for as long as there have been students.
However, the advent of the Internet has dramatically increased the opportunities and ease to plagiarize. Plagiarism and the Web. A Service of Albion.com. May, 1998, From Now On. Introduction: The New Plagiarism Could electronic text spawn a virulent strain of student copying?
Is cut-and-paste the enemy of thought? Many teachers who work in "wired schools" are complaining that new technologies have made it all too easy for students to gather the ideas of others and present them as their own. The New York Times reports that "cheating is on the rise. " (Go to September 16, 1998 article) The New Plagiarism may be worse than the old because students now wield an Electronic Shovel that makes it possible to find and save huge chunks of information with little reading, effort or originality. Is the New Plagiarism any worse than the old? Under the old system of "go find out about" topical research, it took students a huge amount of time to move words from the encyclopedia pages onto white index cards, changing one word in each sentence so as to avoid plagiarism.
The New Plagiarism requires little effort and is geometrically more powerful. Level One Research "Just the Facts" Plagiarism2002.ppt. ONLINE! Citation Styles: Index. Plagiarism - DGN Library. Camden County Library: CyberCheats Class. Glatt Plagiarism Self-Detection Program (GPSD) Instructions: Select a paper/assignment which you have written within the last 10 days.
The paper must be at least 2 typed pages in length, or 100 words. Only continuous prose can be used for the test. Information contained in charts or graphs should not be included in the test. Quotations are not counted towards the minimum of 100 words. Using whatever standard Word-Processing Program that is available, enter in the text of your paper exactly as you have written it. SINGLE SPACE your text and avoid using ANY special formatting commands, i.e., tabs, bolding, underlining, etc. Copy your text into the text box below.