Catching out the Plagiarists?

Interesting … although a real focus on ‘trying to catch people out’ I feel… how do we look for more positive ways of dealing with this (e.g. assignments that require reflection on the process, etc.): As efforts to detect student plagiarism get more sophisticated, a university is considering bolstering the weapons in its armoury against […]


Means to combat plagiarism? Technology? Learning? What is likely to be more successful: David Matthews reports on debate about whether claiming students’ IP rights could halt plagiarism A senior figure at Oxford Brookes University has suggested taking control of undergraduates’ intellectual property rights to stop them selling their essays on the internet. John Francis, director […]