Secondary Resources

Introduction: Some of the material in this module may prove very useful when working with senior students. Hopefully the following resources will also provide some specific support for teachers to enable their students to develop some savvy information literacy skills and avoid plagiarism.

* A study by The Center for Academic Integrity found that almost 80% of college students admit to cheating at least once.
* According to a survey by the Psychological Record 36% of undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.
* A poll conducted by US News and World Reports found that 90% of students believe that cheaters are either never caught or have never been appropriately disciplined.

Source – Plagiarism.ORG

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1. Computers, The Internet, and Cheating Among Secondary School Students: Some Implications for Educators

Avoiding Plagiarism –what is plagiarism, why do students plagiarize and some good solutions:
a) as to how to educate students to not plagiarize and
b) how to deal with students who do

Thinking and Talking about Plagiarism

Plagiarism and the web


Plagiarism in the Digital Age: Voices from the Front Lines: What’s Happening in High Schools Today?
Webinar 2
Educators today are challenged by a teen culture of online permissiveness and have growing concerns about plagiarism. They want to understand why students choose dishonest behavior, what strategies encourage original work, and how to help students become better writers who use Internet content appropriately.

THE VIRTUAL PROFESSOR:Dealing with Plagiarism, Cheating, and Student Honesty in Online Classes

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