The University of California Santa Barbara Academic Senate recently ruled "that faculty members had to report academic misconduct to the Office of Student Academic Affairs, as opposed to personally dealing with the situation." To assist them in this new policy "staff and faculty are being trained on a new online system that will make it easier to report academic dishonesty infractions."
York University has designed an academic integrity tutorial that helps students understand "plagiarism and related matters with case examples and positive strategies."
In a recent survey, Donald McCabe has found that "more than half of graduate business students nationwide admitted to cheating on MBA exams." According to McCabe:
Students at McLean HS in Fairfax County, VA, question their school's use of Turnitin:
Members of the new Committee for Students' Rights said they do not cheat or condone cheating. But they object to Turnitin's automatically adding their essays to the massive database, calling it an infringement of intellectual property rights.
A recent survey attributes decrease in cheating to Duke University's honor code, which was introduced in 2003.
U of Kansas has decided not to renew its subscription to turnitin, citing costs:
See WE blog for popular response.
This "research project” contains a wealth of information on famous plagiarists.
"In recent years, psychology researchers . . . have begun to experiment with the phenomenon of unconscious plagiarism, which they call 'cryptomnesia.'" See Detroit News.