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Dealing with student plagiarism

Location:
online
Date(s):
13 February 2008 00:00 - 14 March 2008 00:00

Academic responsibilities in a holistic approach to deterring plagiarism

An intensive introduction which aims to give you time and space to explore some of the complex issues around plagiarism over four weeks

This short course aims to:

Support the development of your understanding of the complex issues surrounding student plagiarism
Help you to identify ways your own (and possibly your colleagues') practice needs to change to deter students from submitting work that is not their own
Help you reflect on and continue to monitor and develop your teaching practice
Expected learning outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

Explain what plagiarism and collusion is and why students might find understanding a definition difficult
Identify opportunities for designing out easy plagiarism opportunities and designing in processes and tasks that deter plagiarism
Explain the benefits and possible problems of using detection strategies, including electronic detection, to identify student plagiarism

Website:
http://www.brookes.ac.uk/services/ocsld/online/plagiarism/index.html
Contact Email:
ocsld@brookes.ac.uk

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