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Ewing, Helen; Mathieson, Kathleen; Anast, Ade; Roehling, Tamara – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Academic misconduct is a problem encountered by many academic programmes, including programmes in the health sciences. The primary purpose of the present study was to assess doctoral student and graduate faculty perceptions of academic misconduct, specifically plagiarism. We used a cross-sectional survey design, and separate surveys were developed…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Cheating, Plagiarism, Health Services
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Bridgewater, Bailey; Pounds, Ellie; Morley, Alysa – Learning Assistance Review, 2019
This article examines how one public university helped address student plagiarism through a collaboration between the Math and Writing Center and the Office of Student Conduct and Integrity. Included is a thorough discussion of how the program was designed, the roles each office played, and how the two areas collaborated to assess success. Since…
Descriptors: College Students, Program Design, Plagiarism, Intervention
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Gray, Gregory C.; Borkenhagen, Laura K.; Sung, Nancy S.; Tang, Shenglan – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
China now tops the list of countries with the largest annual number of scientific publications. At the same time, China also leads the list of countries with the highest proportion of scientific publication retractions. The rise in this academic misconduct in China has given Chinese researchers a bad reputation and likely led to lower manuscript…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Universities, Foreign Countries, Cheating
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Probett, Christine – Business Communication Quarterly, 2011
Plagiarism does exist at universities today. In some cases, students are naive with respect to understanding what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. In other cases, students blatantly disregard and disrespect the written work of others, claiming it as their own. Regardless, educators must be vigilant in their efforts to discourage and prevent…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Cheating, Ethics, Student Behavior
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Husain, Fauzilah Md; Al-Shaibani, Ghayth Kamel Shaker; Mahfoodh, Omer Hassan Ali – Journal of Academic Ethics, 2017
The abundance of information technology and electronic resources for academic materials has contributed to the attention given to research on plagiarism from various perspectives. Among the issues that have attracted researchers' attention are perceptions of plagiarism and attitudes toward plagiarism. This article presents a critical review of…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Context Effect
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Nealy, Chynette – Business Communication Quarterly, 2011
Plagiarism, presenting someone's words or other creative products as one's own, is a mandatory discussion and writing assignment in many undergraduate business communication courses. Class discussions about this topic tend to be lively, ranging from questions about simply omitting identified sources to different standards of ethical behaviors…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Cheating, Ethics, Student Behavior
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Becker, Kimberly D. – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
This study expands the inquiry about an egregious form of academic misconduct. Participants consist of graduate students who reported a violation of academic integrity because a professor plagiarised their academic work. Based on data collected through interviews and documents, interpretative phenomenological analysis is used to examine…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Integrity, Educational Policy, Higher Education
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Dalal, Nikunj – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2016
Plagiarism has become widespread in the university teaching environment. This article presents practical wisdom from several years of experience handling plagiarism in two Information Systems (IS) courses with the exploratory use of reflective means such as dialogues and essays. There has been very little work on the use of reflective approaches…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, College Students, Information Systems, Reflection
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Greenberger, Scott; Holbeck, Rick; Steele, John; Dyer, Thomas – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2016
Plagiarism is an ongoing problem in higher education. This problem exists in both online and face-to-face modalities. The literature indicates that there are three ways higher education institutions define plagiarism, which includes theft, deception, and misunderstanding. Plagiarism due to misunderstanding has received less attention in the…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Higher Education, Online Courses, Teacher Attitudes
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Starovoytova, Diana; Namango, Saul Sitati – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
Undoubtedly, plagiarism has been a global concern, especially so, in institutions of higher learning. Furthermore, over the past decades, cases of student plagiarism, in higher education, have increased, substantially. This issue cannot be taken, without due consideration, and it is crucial for educators, and universities, at large, to find the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education, Student Attitudes
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Denney, Valerie; Dixon, Zachary; Gupta, Aman; Hulphers, Eric – Journal of Academic Ethics, 2021
Scholarship on faculty and student perceptions of plagiarism is plagued by a vast, scattered constellation of perspectives, context, and nuance. Cultural, disciplinary, and institutional subtitles, among others in how plagiarism is defined and perspectives about it tested obfuscate consensus about how students and faculty perceive and understand…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Electronic Learning, College Students, College Faculty
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Jereb, Eva; Urh, Marko; Jerebic, Janja; Šprajc, Polona – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Plagiarism is increasingly prevalent in the educational and research culture in higher education. Students are more and more looking for quick solutions when writing research papers and theses. In this paper, students' awareness of plagiarism and possible gender differences in this awareness are presented. Gender differences in plagiarism…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, College Students, Plagiarism, Student Behavior
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Khathayut, Phanlapa; Walker-Gleaves, Caroline – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Plagiarism incidents within higher education have increased significantly in the last decade, and have persistently occupied academics and administrators in institutions worldwide. Research demonstrates that in many national contexts such behaviours are increasing or are significantly threatening the integrity of scholarship. In the country that…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Knowledge Level, Misconceptions
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Curtis, Guy J.; Tremayne, Kell – Studies in Higher Education, 2021
Historical trends in plagiarism are often estimated by comparing survey results from a diverse range of samples, institutions, and measures. However, in multi-institution multi-method comparisons changes over time are difficult to separate from differences in methods. We assessed self-reported engagement in, awareness of, and attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Student Attitudes
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Alvi, Faisal; Stevenson, Mark; Clough, Paul – International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education, 2021
Paraphrase types have been proposed by researchers as the paraphrasing mechanisms underlying acts of plagiarism. Synonymous substitution, word reordering and insertion/deletion have been identified as some of the common paraphrasing strategies used by plagiarists. However, similarity reports generated by most plagiarism detection systems provide a…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Identification, Writing Strategies, Writing (Composition)
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