This one-hour course discusses issues surrounding plagiarism. The Turnitin plagiarism detection service identifies pieces of text in students' work that match with existing electronic texts. It can be used for assessed essays and also for general formative purposes to improve student academic skills. You will have a chance to submit a sample document via the WebLearn integration with Turnitin.
|Intended audience||This course is aimed at examiners, tutors and supervisors.|
|Prior knowledge||You need to be involved in supervising study. Not suitable for student self-submission of work.|
|Resources||Brief notes are supplied at no charge|
|Software||Browser: Internet Explorer 7 or Firefox|
|Format||Presentation with practical exercises|
|Where next?||Online course: Good practice in citation and the avoidance of plagiarism|
Frequency: Every term. Express an interest in future dates for this course.