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How To Stop Cheating

How To Stop Cheating | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
Who cheats in college classes? Turns out, about 75 percent of all students. That's a lot, but there are things we can do to curb cheating. And they don't involve upping the penalties.
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Does the philosophy literature have a plagiarism problem? - Retraction Watch

Does the philosophy literature have a plagiarism problem? - Retraction Watch | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
Philosopher Michael Dougherty doesn’t take plagiarism sitting down. Over the years, the researcher at Ohio Dominican University has tipped us off to numerous instances of plagiarism he’s spotted. And it turns out, he’s done the same thing for publishers, as well. In a new paper in Metaphilosophy, Dougherty describes his experience contacting publishers over an …
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When a 'Remix' Is Plain Ole Plagiarism

When a 'Remix' Is Plain Ole Plagiarism | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
Digital technologies make it easier for people to copy the work of other artists—yet the same tools make it more likely for them to get caught.
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Stop teaching Indians to copy and paste

Stop teaching Indians to copy and paste | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
Major reform of education in India should encourage original thinking to boost the nation's research, argues Anurag Chaurasia.
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Using Internet based paraphrasing tools: Original work, patchwriting or facilitated plagiarism?

Using Internet based paraphrasing tools: Original work, patchwriting or facilitated plagiarism? | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
A casual comment by a student alerted the authors to the existence and prevalence of Internet-based paraphrasing tools. A subsequent quick Google search highlighted the broad range and availability of online paraphrasing tools which offer free ‘services’ to paraphrase large sections of text ranging from sentences, paragraphs, whole articles, book chapters or previously written assignments. The ease of access to online paraphrasing tools provides the potential for students to submit work they have not directly written themselves, or in the case of academics and other authors, to rewrite previously published materials to sidestep self-plagiarism. Students placing trust in online paraphrasing tools as an easy way of complying with the requirement for originality in submissions are at risk in terms of the quality of the output generated and possibly of not achieving the learning outcomes as they may not fully understand the information they have compiled. There are further risks relating to the legitimacy of the outputs in terms of academic integrity and plagiarism. The purpose of this paper is to highlight the existence, development, use and detection of use of Internet based paraphrasing tools. To demonstrate the dangers in using paraphrasing tools an experiment was conducted using some easily accessible Internet-based paraphrasing tools to process part of an existing publication. Two sites are compared to demonstrate the types of differences that exist in the quality of the output from certain paraphrasing algorithms, and the present poor performance of online originality checking services such as Turnitin® to identify and link material processed via machine based paraphrasing tools. The implications for student skills in paraphrasing, academic integrity and the clues to assist staff in identifying the use of online paraphrasing tools are discussed.
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Journals pull two papers after blogger shares plagiarism suspicions - Retraction Watch

Journals pull two papers after blogger shares plagiarism suspicions - Retraction Watch | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
Journals have retracted two papers after they were flagged by a pseudonymous blogger, who suspected all had copied text from other sources. What’s more, a third paper seems to have simply disappeared from the journal’s website, after the blogger, Neuroskeptic, alerted the journal to the text overlap. Neuroskeptic became suspicious about the three unrelated papers – …
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New report shares details about the anti-plagiarism software market 2016 global analysis and forecast to 2020 - WhaTech

Sandler Research, Global Anti-Plagiarism Software Market, Anti-Plagiarism Software Industry, Anti-Plagiarism Software Market Outlook, Anti-Plagiarism Software Market Research, Anti-Plagiarism Software Market Growth, Anti-Plagiarism Software Market...
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When does "overlap" become plagiarism? Here's what PLOS ONE decided - Retraction Watch

When does "overlap" become plagiarism? Here's what PLOS ONE decided - Retraction Watch | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
Consider this: Fragments of a PLOS ONE paper overlap with pieces of other publications. The authors used them without credit and without quotation marks. This sounds an awful lot like plagiarism — using PLOS‘s own standards, even. But the journal isn’t calling it plagiarism. They’ve labeled this an instance of “text overlap,” a spokesperson told us, based …
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OMICS vs. The FTC: Plagiarism at a Predatory Publisher - Neuroskeptic

OMICS vs. The FTC: Plagiarism at a Predatory Publisher - Neuroskeptic | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
OMICS International is a large open access (OA) academic publishing group. Founded in 2007, OMICS has since grown rapidly and now boasts of having over 700 journals with over 50,000 editorial board members.
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Journal blacklists authors for plagiarizing case report about hypersexuality in dementia - Retraction Watch

Journal blacklists authors for plagiarizing case report about hypersexuality in dementia - Retraction Watch | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
A biology journal has blacklisted authors from publishing their work after finding their case report about a dementia patient with hypersexuality was plagiarized from a previously published report. The retraction notice, issued by Advances in Human Biology (AIHB) in June, recognizes the case as “scientific misconduct.” The journal launched an investigation after the plagiarism was …
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Academic Ghostwriting: 20 Years of Undetected Plagiarism (and going strong!) | The Best Schools

Academic Ghostwriting: 20 Years of Undetected Plagiarism (and going strong!) | The Best Schools | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
By David A. Tomar In 2010, I wrote an article for the Chronicle of Higher Education called “The Shadow Scholar” in which I detailed my decade-long career as an academic ghostwriter—or speaking less euphemistically—a guy who got paid to help...
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Top California official's essay, posts lack citations

Top California official's essay, posts lack citations | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An online magazine opinion piece attributed to California's lieutenant governor contains at least one paragraph that largely initially appeared elsewhere, while several of the Democratic politician's Twitter and Facebook posts from the last month lack citations to their
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Melania Trump's speech raises larger issues than plagiarism (essay)

Melania Trump's speech raises larger issues than plagiarism (essay) | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
Calling Melania Trump a plagiarist gives her a kind of agency the Trump campaign probably didn't intend for her to have, argues Jonathan Beecher Field, and the incident involves far larger issues.
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Conceptions of Plagiarism and Problems in Academic Writing in a Changing Landscape of External Regulation

Conceptions of Plagiarism and Problems in Academic Writing in a Changing Landscape of External Regulation | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
The aim of this study was to investigate the consequences of the use of text-matching software on teachers’ and students’ conceptions of plagiarism and problems in academic writing. An electronic ques
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Paraphrasing Highly-Technical Language | ORI - The Office of Research Integrity

Paraphrasing Highly-Technical Language | ORI - The Office of Research Integrity | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
Table of Contents | Previous | NextTaking a paragraph, or for that matter, even a unique sentence from another source, and using it in our own writing without enclosing the material in quotations constitutes plagiarism. Similarly, inappropriate paraphrasing may also be classified as plagiarism.
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Some academics worry that new tools enable plagiarism to bypass detection

Some academics worry that new tools enable plagiarism to bypass detection | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
Programs that promote themselves as helping students paraphrase may be helping them plagiarize, researcher warns.
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'Dear Forums ...': I Know My Student Plagiarized. Do I Have Enough Evidence to Prove It?

'Dear Forums ...': I Know My Student Plagiarized. Do I Have Enough Evidence to Prove It? | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
Also in our weekly roundup of conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: the ethics of self-penned recommendation letters.
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Who will win Educause's Pitch IT! Challenge?

Who will win Educause's Pitch IT! Challenge? | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
At technology conference, finalists in a competition to solve higher education's big issues focus on the need for all-in-one solutions. Who will win?
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Maybe I Should Join the 'New Cheating Economy' | Just Visiting

Maybe I Should Join the 'New Cheating Economy' | Just Visiting | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
I could make 10x more helping college students cheat than by teaching college.
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A plagiarism loop: Authors copied from papers that had copied from others - Retraction Watch

A plagiarism loop: Authors copied from papers that had copied from others - Retraction Watch | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
Note to self: If you’re going to duplicate your own work, don’t copy from papers that plagiarize others’ research. Just such a mistake has cost a PhD candidate three papers — although his co-author argues that a company is in part to blame. Hossein Jafarzadeh, who is studying mechanical engineering at the University of Tehran, apparently asked a …
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The Accidental Plagiarist in All of Us

The Accidental Plagiarist in All of Us | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
To differing degrees, we’ve all been guilty of cryptomnesia, the process of claiming an original thought already encountered elsewhere.
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Students ‘don’t understand’ plagiarism, research suggests

Students ‘don’t understand’ plagiarism, research suggests | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
Students think it ‘unfair’ to be punished for unintentional plagiarism
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Three Problems with the Melania Trump Plagiarism Admission - The New Yorker

Three Problems with the Melania Trump Plagiarism Admission - The New Yorker | Plagiarism | Scoop.it
Ryan Lizza on the Trump staffer Meredith McIver’s letter explaining Melania Trump’s plagiarism of Michelle Obama at the Republican National Convention.
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