Top 10 FREE Plagiarism Detection Tools for Teachers Editor's note: We have originally written and published this article in November 2013. Thanks to your useful suggestions and our own following of the latest developments in the fast paced field of technology, we have updated this piece in October 2015 in the hope that you will keep finding it useful. Thank you for sharing! The act of taking someone else’s ideas and passing them off as your own defines the concept of “plagiarism”. As it is shown by the growing educational concerns, plagiarism has now become an integral part of our digital lives as technology, with the billions of information it gives us access to, led to the exacerbation of this phenomenon.
Excellent Video Clips on Plagiarism to Share with Your Students 1- What is Plagiarism 2- A Quick Guide to Plagiarism 3- Plagiarism: a film by Murdokh CFL Software Limited CopyCatch Gold has been in use for many years in educational institutions both at department level and campus-wide and has a growing number of commercial users. It is primarily aimed at collusion detection, but can be used anywhere there is a requirement to check on the independent production of documents. It can handle large class sizes very quickly and provides immediate feedback, making it suitable for classroom or one-to-one use. CopyChecker, which comes free with CopyCatch Gold, is designed to be used by students to learn how to use sources appropriately. It works best when used alongside CopyCatch.
Plagiarism Tutorial: Test Your Knowledge Plagiarism is a serious academic offense! The University of Southern Mississippi's undergraduate and graduate bulletins both include statements about plagiarism: "When cheating is discovered, the faculty member may give the student an F on the work involved or in the course. If further disciplinary action is deemed appropriate, the undergraduate student should be reported to the Dean of Students. A graduate student should be reported to the Dean of the Graduate School." "In addition to being a violation of academic honesty, cheating violates the code of student conduct and may be grounds for probation, suspension, expulsion, or all three."
CEBE - Plagiarism detection with CopyCatch Gold Home > Key Discipline Specific & Educational > Plagiarism Detection with CopyCatch Gold Copycatch Gold is a product in the CFL Software Development tools range, whose aim is to provide effective detection of plagiarism. Copycatch identifies essays that are similar in wording to one another, highlighting work that needs to be examined more closely for collusion. A free version of Copycatch Gold was made available to the university sector in June 2003, a copy of which is available for download below with associated training materials. The free version is a fully operational program with no time or usage limits and is designed to be easily used on a one-to-one basis, in the classroom or to monitor large groups. For further information about Copycatch Gold, please see