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Using Turnitin to Teach Students Not to Plagiarize (Inside Higher Ed)

Using Turnitin to Teach Students Not to Plagiarize (Inside Higher Ed)

"By now, most educators know about Turnitin, and many of us have used it to scare our students out of submitting work written by someone else, whether that writer was a friend, an internet entrepreneur or even (in the most obvious cases) Wikipedia."—Source: Inside Higher Ed

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WHY THIS MATTERS:

Plagiarism is nothing new in higher ed, but the internet can make it easy for students to cut and past whole passages of content. Thankfully, new tools exist to flag work that is lifted, and some educators are using this as a teachable moment, letting students use the software themselves to see if their work has enough originality. —Eduwire Editors