In response to a plagiarism controversy, Newcastle University (Australia) has conducted a study on attitudes towards plagiarism.
The Globe and Mail reviews the problem of student plagiarism and cites two largely overlooked points: plagiarism detection services are pursued as cost effective alternatives to hiring more teachers or teaching assistants; and plagiarism is an outgrowth of the increasing tendency to view education as a service industry.
The Christian Science Monitor reviews the impact of plagiarism on professional journalism.
A recent survey at the University of Victoria, BC, has reinforced the view that there's a need for educating students and instructors on academic integrity.
Perceptions and Attitudes Toward Cheating Among Engineering Undergraduate Students (PACES) have surveyed students in the US and overseas and have found that 60-90% of engineering students admit to cheating.
The History Department at Howard University emphasizes instruction in its approach to student plagiarism.
Plagiarism forces Canadian professors to substitute in-class assignments for out-of-class essays.
British education official suggests that some types of plagiarism are a form of "self-teaching."
The board of trustees at Auburn University have approved an optional honor code.