Student Plagiarism in an Online World: Problems and Solutions, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599048035
  • ISBN-13: 9781599048031
  • DDC: 371.58
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 294 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released December 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Describes the legal and ethical issues surrounding plagiarism, the tools and techniques available to combat the spread of this problem, and real-life situational examples.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Some Groundwork.
Student Plagiarism in an Online World: An Introduction.
A Student Perspective of Plagiarism.
Controlling Plagiarism: A Study of Lecturer Attitudes.
Two Particular Case Studies.
Dealing with Plagiarism as an Ethical Issue.
Working Together to Educate Students.
EFL and International Students.
EFL Students: Factors Contributing to Online Plagiarism.
International Students: A Conceptual Framework for Dealing with Unintentional Plagiarism.
International Students and Plagiarism Detection Systems: Detecting Plagiarism, Copying, or Learning?.
Two Specific Issues.
Plagiarism and the Community College.
The Phenomena of Contract Cheating.
Prevention is Better than Cure.
Prevention is Better than Cure: Addressing Cheating and Plagiarism Based on the IT Student Perspective.
Plagiarism, Instruction, and Blogs.
Minimizing Plagiarism by Redesigning the Learning Environment and Assessment.
Expect Originality! Using Taxonomies to Structure Assignments that Support Original Work.
Two Looks to the Future.
Substantial, Verbatim, Unattributed, Misleading: Applying Criteria to Assess Textual Plagiarism.
Students and the Internet: The Dissolution of Boundaries.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.