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With considerations for students, faculty members, librarians, and researchers, this book will explain and help to mitigate plagiarism in higher education contexts.
Plagiarism is a complex issue that affects many stakeholders in higher education, but it isn't always well understood. This text provides an in-depth, evidence-based understanding of plagiarism with the goal of engaging campus communities in informed conversations about proactive approaches to plagiarism.
Offering practical suggestions for addressing plagiarism campus-wide, this book tackles such messy topics as self-plagiarism, plagiarism among international students, essay mills, and contract cheating. It also answers such tough questions as:
- Why do students plagiarize, and why don't faculty always report it?
- Why are plagiarism cases so hard to manage?
- What if researchers themselves plagiarize?
- How can we design better learning assessments to prevent plagiarism?
- When should we choose human detection versus text-matching software?
- This nonjudgmental book focuses on academic integrity from a teaching and learning perspective, offering comprehensive insights into various aspects of plagiarism with a particular lens on higher education to benefit the entire campus community.
- Provides a comprehensive treatment of plagiarism in higher education
- Candidly presents tough topics, such as self-plagiarism and essay mills
- Draws from the scholarly literature to empower educators, librarians, and students to think proactively about plagiarism prevention