Rutgers study: e-plagiarism on the rise

A Rutgers study finds eplagiarism up: Thirty-eight percent of undergraduates say they engaged in one or more instances of cut-and-paste plagiarism in the past year by either paraphrasing or copying a few sentences of material off the Internet without citing the source. That is up 10 percent over a similar study conducted two years ago. Stephen Downes offers a response.

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Study gains prominence

The New York Times runs a story on this study, increasing its reach. (thanks to Clara Yu!)