Published on March 25, 2014
Academic Plagiarism Kyle Lynch-Kurzawa
What to cover. • What? • How? • Why? CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection
Definition: The practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own.CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 unpodimondo
How plagiarism is detected. By hand and by using software. CC BY-SA 2.0 olarte.olliee
Steps to detection. • Read in paper. • Pick out suspicous parts. • Test suspisous parts. • Output results to user.CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 siette
Machine vs. Human • Fast. • Expensive to implement. • Needs a human to take final decision. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 siette
Machine vs. Human 2 • Slow. • Efficient (you can instantly remember a particular phrase from a book). • Can check if students have taken material from lecture notes that were taken from another paper. CC BY-SA 2.0 Moe Adel
Punishments for plagiarism.CC BY-NC 2.0 Droidy
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Famous Plagiarism Incidents. • Martin Luther King Jr’s doctorial dissertation. • Henry Ford II’s thesis on Thomas Hardy. • Barack OBama’s campaign speech. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 davidcoxon
Some Boring Stats. • 36% of undergrads have “paraphrased” lines from the internet with out noting it. • Senior students tend to plagiarise more then junior students. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Stevie Spires
• 75% of students would not report plagiarism if they knew of it. • 7% of students admit to having turned in someone else’s work as their own. CC BY-ND 2.0 Cozinhando Fantasias
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Why commit Plagiarism?? CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 WingedWolf
Multiple Reasons for Plagiarism. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 wellcome images
• Procrastination • Not knowing how to reference properly. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 cheerfulmonk
• Googleling the answer. • Forgetting to do the actual work. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 besos y flores
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Thank you for listening. • firstname.lastname@example.org • @Efx_ELIT3 Questions? Remember, plagiarism is a bad thing.
Title: Plagiarism and Academic Honesty 1 Plagiarism and Academic Honesty. A part of the Information Literacy mini-course taught by Heights High School library
The most common offense under the Academic Code of Conduct is plagiarism which the Code defines as "the presentation of the work of another person as one's ...
Pretending that the words you write or the ideas you ... Hinman, L. M. 'Academic Integrity and the World Wide Web. ... McCabe, Donald L. and Gary Pavela ...
6 Responses to Plagiarism and Oral Presentations. Rob says: ... I suggest that detecting plagiarism in oral presentations may be simpler. Ask questions.
This presentation is for students going into their first year at university to help you gain an understanding of academic integrity and plagiarism.
The University Academic Integrity Initiative The University The University of Bath is one of the UK’s leading universities with a vibrant and innovative ...
Publication: Academic Integrity at Princeton (2011) Introduction; The University as an Intellectual Community; ... This is another clear example of plagiarism.
Fraudulent practices: academic misrepresentations of plagiarism in the name of good pedagogy - Presentation