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Credentials in the cloud: how will MOOCs deal with plagiarism?

Credentials in the cloud: how will MOOCs deal with plagiarism? | Massively MOOC | Scoop.it
Many are proclaiming 2012 is the year of the MOOC — Massive Open Online Course — thanks to the arrival of major players, edX, Udacity and Coursera all started by colleagues from elite American universities…...
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Dozens of Plagiarism Incidents Are Reported in Coursera's Free Online Courses - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Dozens of Plagiarism Incidents Are Reported in Coursera's Free Online Courses - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Massively MOOC | Scoop.it

Students taking free online courses offered by the startup company Coursera have reported dozens of incidents of plagiarism, even though the courses bear no academic credit. This week a professor leading one of the so-called Massive Open Online Courses posted a plea to his 39,000 students to stop plagiarizing, and Coursera's leaders say they will review the issue and consider adding plagiarism-detection software in the future.

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Coursera Fantasy: Yes, Plagiarism: How Sad is That?

Coursera Fantasy: Yes, Plagiarism: How Sad is That? | Massively MOOC | Scoop.it

As I try to finish up writing out my reflections on the Coursera course experience so far (previous post was about the "Course Criteria" as defined by Coursera itself), I have to write about the plagiarism, depressing though it may be. I've written about it over at Google+ (and in that way I learned about plagiarism problems over at the Internet History Coursera course also, so it's not just our course), but I see I haven't posted anything here. It's a complex topic; I'll write out here as much as I can stand... if I get too depressed, I'll just have to stop, ha ha.

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