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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.
Policy, Practice and the Student Perspective
Tracey Bretag discusses the results of a project on identifying good academic practice in Australian universities.
International postgraduate students’ experiences of plagiarism education in the UK:
Insight into how international, post-graduate students may understand plagiarism.
High school students’ understanding of e-plagiarism
How high school students in New Zealand understand plagiarism.
‘Text comparison software for students’: an educational development tool or quick ‘text checker’ –
Evaluating whether institutions should open up access to plagiarism detection services for students for formative learning purposes.
Essays for sale:
Considering the possibility of making contract cheating illegal.
Good Images, Effective Message?
How to engage students to teach them the skills for sound academic practice.
How plagiarism and academic literacy relate to student identity.
Streamlining Plagiarism Detection
Examining the issues of effectiveness and efficiency in plagiarism detection for electronic assessment management.
Why My Students Don't Plagiarise:
Techniques to make it difficult and unnecessary for students to plagiarize.