Turnitin - International

Plagiarism @ Sydney Uni

Sydney Uni site of recent plagiarism scandal.

JISC publishes plagiarism guidelines

The Joint Information Systems Committee has published guidelines on plagiarism and have sent the document, "Deterring, Detecting and Dealing with Student Plagiarism," to all UK universities and HE colleges.

Weighing detection options in NZ

"The University of Otago is taking a 'serious look' at the possible use of computer software tools to detect student plagiarism, as part of a wider academic review." Other NZ universities have already pursued detection services. Massey University is trialling Turnitin.com. During the first semester trial, "943 assignments were tested" and only "two instances of apparent plagiarism" were detected.

Massey University (NZ) embraces Turnitin

Computerworld contains a balanced report on academic plagiarism and Massey's response to it.

Australian students seek compensation from Turnitin

In response to Melbourne University's plan to introduce Turnitin, students have demanded compensation the commercial use of their intellectual property.

McGill Reverses Decision

from Slashdot (with extensive commentary) to CNN to the London Free Press to IT Business to The Journal of Queen's University. The
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