Offering practical tools and ideas to combat academic plagiarism, this text outlines the scope of the problem and the role of the Internet in facilitating plagiarism, as well as describing types of intentional and unintentional plagiarism.
A Fragile Trust, tells the shocking story of Jayson Blair, the most infamous serial plagiarist of our time, and how he unleashed the massive scandal that rocked the New York Times and the entire world of journalism.
The history of biological and medical research is unfortunately not without shameful episodes of misconduct. These slides, from a talk given at an event organised by the UK Centre for Biosciences, describe a number of classic, curious and/or contemporary examples of research misconduct. A selection of these would be distinguishing good and poor practice during teaching of undergraduate and/or postgraduate students.
A Dutch scholar was found to have falsified findings in dozens of papers, in a field that critics say is vulnerable to such abuses. (by Benedict Carey, November 2, 2011; NYTimes.com) [access campus New York Times website]
Academic dishonesty is arguably as old as school itself. But the authors of a new book argue that many students today don't think of things like plagiarism and collaborating on tests as cheating at all. (by Maria Blackburn, Jan 2013; Gazette, John Hopkins University)
Academic integrity is an issue of critical importance to academic institutions and has been gaining increasing interest among scholars in the last few decades. This article discusses data obtained over the last three years from over 80,000 students and 12,000 faculty in the United States and Canada. International Journal for Educational Integrity Vol 1, No 1, 2005
The Internet is providing college students with inventive new ways of maintaining their GPAs without required reading, tedious essays or hours of studying. It has led to a new kind of cheating that educators are trying to combat with technology and a look at what counts as plagiarism.
Today's students are tomorrow's leaders, and the college years are a critical period for their development of ethical standards. Cheating in College explores how and why students cheat and what policies, practices, and participation may be useful in promoting academic integrity and reducing cheating.
A disturbing trend faces education in the U.S.: not plagiarism but academic forgery (students purchasing and signing their names to work produced by others). This book describes the difference between the two and presents case studies written by a former professional forger, along with an expos#65533; of the trade. The author provides thorough treatment of the topic and reveals the serious implications for the future of academia. Educators should educate themselves about forgery and join the conversation about solving the problem.
Cheating in School is the first book to present the research on cheating in a clear and accessible way and provide practical advice and insights for educators, school administrators, and the average lay person.
Written for Higher Education educators, managers and policy-makers, Plagiarism, the Internet and Student Learning combines theoretical understandings with a practical model of plagiarism and aims to explain why and how plagiarism developed. It offers a new way to conceptualize plagiarism and provides a framework for professionals dealing with plagiarism in higher education.
Plagiarism is a problem with far-reaching consequences for the sciences. However, even today's best software-based systems can only reliably identify copy & paste plagiarism. Disguised plagiarism forms, including paraphrased text, cross-language plagiarism, as well as structural and idea plagiarism often remain undetected. This weakness of current systems results in a large percentage of scientific plagiarism going undetected. Bela Gipp provides an overview of the state-of-the art in plagiarism detection and an analysis of why these approaches fail to detect disguised plagiarism forms.
From Plato's paradoxical dependence on and rejection of Homer, to Jerome McGann's dismissal of copyright as the "hand of the dead," Standing in the Shadow of Giants surveys changes and conflicts in Western theories of authorship.
Student Plagiarism in an Online World: Problems & Solutions describes the legal and ethical issues surrounding plagiarism, the tools and techniques available to combat the spreading of this problem, and real-life situational examples to further the understanding of the scholars, practitioners, educators, and instructional designers who will find this book an invaluable resource.
Less a research report than a conversation, the book offers a wide range of ideas, and the chapters here will provoke discussion on scholarly practice relating to intellectual property, plagiarism, and authorship--and to how these matters are conveyed to students.
Charles Lipson, a distinguished scholar and teacher who has coached thousands of students in the basics of honest work, provides clear, accessible, and often humorous advice on all aspects of college studies, from papers and exams to study groups and labs.
Designed to supplement the informal lessons in ethics provided by research supervisors and mentors. The book describes the ethical foundations of scientific practices and some of the personal and professional issues that researchers encounter in their work.
By looking at her own students' needs, Diana Hacker created an affordable and practical classroom tool that doubles as a quick reference and gives students quick access to the information they need to solve writing problems in any college course.