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In a time when information is instantly available and content creation is a few clicks away, academic integrity can easily become a grey area for students. Explicitly teaching skills and concepts associated with academic integrity and providing feedback throughout the research and writing process can build a culture of academic honesty in classrooms. The resources found here—which can be used as a cohesive unit or incorporated into your existing curriculum—are designed to provide teachers and students with a formative approach to maintaining academic integrity and addressing plagiarism meaningfully when it occurs.

Planning resources

Disrupting plagiarism - Educator guide

This Educator guide presents an overview of the resources contained within the Disrupting Plagiarism pack of resources. Descriptions and direct links are provided for the guides, hand-outs, classroom activities, and posters, all accompanied by suggestions for their implementation.

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Disrupting plagiarism: empowering students in the formative space

This webinar discusses the importance of empowering students with formative feedback and opportunities for reflection and revision during the writing process, as well as how Turnitin’s newest formative tools—Turnitin Draft Coach and the Disrupting Plagiarism resources—can help.

Resources for the beginning of the school year


Building an honor code: Tips for institutions & educators

Guide to support educators in all stages of implementing an institutional honor code.


Educator tips for implementing and maintaining an...

Tips for educators to help effectively implement and maintain the honor code in your classroom.


Building and maintaining a classroom honor code

A guide for educators to include students in all stages of planning a class honor code.


Collaborative activity: Part 1

Worksheet to help students explore the values of academic integrity.


Collaborative activity: Part 2

Worksheet to guide student thinking on putting the values of academic integrity into practice.


Collaborative activity: Part 3

Worksheet to guide student thinking on creating a commitment to the values of academic integrity.


Collaborative activity: Part 4

Worksheet for students to reflect on the implementation of the honor code in the classroom.


The Honor Code: Guidelines for Academic Integrity

Student-facing video to introduce the idea of academic integrity and honor codes.

Resources for before the writing process


Plagiarism - Lesson presentation

Presentation with instructional support to understand and avoid plagiarism.


Plagiarism lesson - Guided notes

Guided notes worksheet to support students while working through the Plagiarism Lesson Presentation.


The Plagiarism Spectrum

The Plagiarism Spectrum identifies ten types of plagiarism based on findings from a worldwide survey.


Avoiding plagiarism poster

A full-color poster for classrooms to illustrate strategies that students can use to avoid plagiarism in their...


Avoiding plagiarism handout

A handout for secondary and higher education students that highlights strategies for avoiding plagiarism.


Setting reasonable expectations for the Turnitin...

A guide for educators for determining when more or less similarity is expected in student work submitted to...

Resources for during the writing process


Research strategies - Lesson presentation

Presentation with instructional support to understand research strategies.


Research planning worksheet

This worksheet supports effective student note-taking during the research and writing process.


Academic integrity lesson seeds

Ten activities to introduce, practice, and reflect upon the concepts of plagiarism and original writing.


Academic integrity lesson seeds (remote)

This guide presents remote learning activities for practicing academic integrity in the classroom.


Mid-work check-in worksheet

Worksheet to guide students in mid-work reflection and provide educators with progress update on student work.

Resources for after the writing process


Understanding the Similarity Report: An educator guide

Educator guide explaining how to interpret and use information included on the Turnitin Similarity Report.


Understanding the Similarity Report: A student guide

Student guide explaining how to interpret and use information included on the Turnitin Similarity Report.


Understanding text similarity for students

Student-facing instructional video differentiating text similarity from plagiarism.


Academic integrity QuickMarks

QuickMarks are a unique way to offer writing feedback to students in the classroom. Support students'...


The Plagiarism Spectrum QuickMarks

Support students' understanding of plagiarism with this QuickMark set for Turnitin Feedback Studio. They are...


Student-educator conference guide

Educator guide to support student-educator conferences regarding student work.


Post-assignment student questionnaire

Worksheet to guide students in post-work reflection and provide educators with progress update on student work.


Approaching a student regarding questionable work

Educator guide to support educators when approaching students regarding questionable work.


Discussion starters for tough conversations

Educator guide to support difficult conversations between students and educators.


Where did I go wrong? student self-assessment tool

Worksheet to guide students in post-assignment reflection when work has been flagged as questionable in any way.

Nurture more independent learners and confident writers

Turnitin Draft Coach™ provides instant feedback where students write, helping them improve their academic writing and research skills.

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