Cheating In a Technology Rich Environment

Combating Plagiarism with Technology

Henry E. Schaffer
Professor Emeritus of Genetics and Biomathematics
Coordinator of Special IT Projects & Faculty Collaboration/OIT
Interim Director Emeritus, LTS/DELTA

Does it happen?   On-line Paper Mills     YES!!!!

Buying essays experiment
A Cartoon
The Shadow Scholar "The man who writes your students' papers tells his story" - affluent students aren't limited to paper mills. :-) Might this automated writing service put him out of a job?
Overviews: Excellent Resource Pages (mostly from Libraries)

Resources for Web Plagiarism: Prevention and Detection (not available at uncc.edu, but can be visited at archive.org)
Cheating 101
Video on Plagiarism (may load slowly)
Plagiarism: Preventing, Detecting, Reporting Professional Writing Program @ NC State
Copyright, Fair Use and Ethics Lesson Plan

Non-text Plagiarism: Computer software
Does it happen?   Academic Dishonesty in a High-Tech Environment (also includes text cheating) - should be available through DH Hill Library Moss (Measure Of Software Similarity) a detection tool.
SNITCH (Spotting and Neutralizing Internet Theft by CHeaters) a detection tool.
"Outsourcing" homework? Can it be done by hiring someone? (It appears that people have tried this, even though this company used to exclude hiring someone for "implementing of a final project or writing a final thesis".)
Using Technology

Technology and Methods
P.S. My short discussion in the context of Computer and Information Literacy or Fluency.
    "How to get away with plagiarism" My discussion of ethics and plagiarism.


More resources:

http://www.ncsu.edu/it/open_source/chitre.html


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Last modified 3/31/2015
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