Resources in Category: "Preventing Plagiarism"



What's Wrong with Wikipedia?

In this webcast, we explore the connection between student source choices and the development of research and critical thinking skills. We also discuss the development of the Turnitin website evaluation rubric to help students enhance their competencies in evaluating online sources.

Stopping Plagiarism at the Source

Every teacher dreads it—the plagiarized paper, the confrontation with a student, the demise of trust and learning. As schools move toward an online future, educators are understandably concerned about increases in plagiarism. Yet while the problem is real, there are solutions beyond forcing teachers into the role of police.

The Plagiarism Spectrum: Fostering Plagiarism Awareness

The Plagiarism Spectrum

Students are often unaware of what constitutes plagiarism. The Plagiarism Spectrum was designed to help students see how plagiarism is defined and can take form.

Turnitin Effectiveness : Higher Education

The Effectiveness of Turnitin in Higher Education

An analysis of over 54 million student papers from over 1000 U.S. higher education institutions shows reduction in unoriginal writing, time savings, and increases in student engagement.

Defining Plagiarism: The Plagiarism Spectrum

The Plagiarism Spectrum moves plagiarism beyond the black-and-white definition of “literary theft” to one that captures the nuances of how plagiarism can take form in student writing, with a severity scale based on student intent.