How To Stop Students Plagiarising  

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created by Thomas Lancaster 2009-07-17 11:25:07 am

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I fight plagiarism by providing content for everyone online. I know students are going to copy each other's math homework, I'd rather have them copy mine rather than another student's wrong work. Now I demand the work and answers to be 100% correct.

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submitted by tjzerrer 2009-11-27 09:09:26 pm    


Here's free tool: Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Duplicate Content Detection Software Search engine to locate duplicated materials on the Internet.

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submitted by Commercial Realtor 2009-11-16 07:03:58 pm    

Eliminate coursework completed out of class and replace this with unseen examinations.

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submitted by Thomas Lancaster 2009-07-17 11:25:07 am    

Use more practical exam rather than written one. You may also create project assignments that 'force' students to make something. Will be better if the project assignments will be done in small groups. This may minimize the chance for plagiarism.

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submitted by sparkling 2009-07-17 11:36:24 am    

Explain how easy it is to do a Google search of any section of a students answer in "quotes" to find a match on the Internet. When they know you know how to do it they will assume you are, or might, do it and will hesitate to copy and paste answers.

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submitted by mhent 2009-07-22 08:39:42 am    

What do you know about that?


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