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ERIC Number: EJ1095234
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 21
ISSN: ISSN-0260-2938
Addressing Plagiarism in Online Programmes at a Health Sciences University: A Case Study
Ewing, Helen; Anast, Ade; Roehling, Tamara
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, v41 n4 p575-585 2016
Plagiarism continues to be a concern for all educational institutions. To build a solid foundation for high academic standards and best practices at a graduate university, aspects of plagiarism were reviewed to develop better management processes for reducing plagiarism. Specifically, the prevalence of plagiarism and software programmes for detecting plagiarism was investigated. From that information, best practices for responding to plagiarism were developed and a process to enhance academic integrity was instituted. The results were impressive, the incidence of plagiarism offences reduced by half in three years, and by 75% among the English as a second-language student population.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Arizona; Missouri