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, administrators, tutors and supervisors. Not suitable for students.|
|Prior knowledge||You need to be involved in supervising study. There is a separate course for students entitled Plagiarism: How to avoid it (for students).|
|Resources||Brief notes are supplied at no charge|
|Software||Browser: Internet Explorer or Firefox|
|Format||Presentation with practical exercises|
|Where next?||Plagiarism: Turnitin Fundamentals; Plagiarism: Interpreting originality reports.|
Frequency: Every term. Express an interest in future dates for this course.