08 March 2010
We are currently running a series of online training sessions on various topics in relation to plagiarism.
Video versions of previous sessions are below:
This presentation, narrated by Will Murray, Director of plagiarismadvice.org outlines some of the key issues which educators should consider when addressing issues of plagiarism and originality. It includes topics such as authenticity of electronic sources of information and the internet, student support sites which will write work on behalf of students and using Turnitin for managing coursework and ensuring the originality of assessed work.
An overview by Jude Carroll, author of A Handbook for deterring plagiarism in Higher Education, on the changing nature and extent of student plagiarism, covering topics such as the impact of technology, recent changes in attitudes in institutions and suggested mechanisms for dealing with the issue. The presentation highlights the importance of tackling plagiarism in the context of teaching and learning.
An interview with Sandra Peacock, formerly Curriculum and ILT Manager at Newcastle College. The video includes consideration of the particular challenges of plagiarism associated with the diverse range of students traditionally enrolled in Further Education, as well as the use of plagiarism detection software in the FE context.
An interview with Diane Seymour, an Academic Conduct Officer (ACO) in the Business School at Oxford Brookes University. The video provides a useful introduction to the role of dedicated specialist officers for institutions considering adopting a similar approach.