The Student Assessment Handbook (2004)

Lee Dunn, Chris Morgan, Sharon Parry, and Meg O'Reilly, in The Student Assessment Handbook: New Directions in Traditional and Online Assessment (Routledge Falmer, 2004), include a discussion of plagiarism. For a brief notice, see

Plagiarism Proofing Your Assignments for the Sciences

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Seri Rudolph has drawn on various online resources in developing a set of strategies and suggestions for creating plagiarism resistant assignments in science courses. For a list of those resources, see below

General strategies for the Classroom

More on this topic can be found at some of the web sites listed at the end of this document

1. Go ahead and talk about it. Faculty may disagree about what constitutes plagiarism, so your students need to hear it from you.

Shift away from end-of-term research essay

Plagiarism forces Canadian professors to substitute in-class assignments for out-of-class essays.

Interview with Louis Bloomfield

Louis A. Bloomfield, the physics professor at the University of Virginia who was at the center of Virginia's notorious plagiarism scandal in 2001, gives a thoughtful interview in The Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Alternative to Turnitin

In a recent letter to the editor in the Washington Post, Gary Jacobsen suggests that carefully designed assignments render plagiarism detection software unnecessary.
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