$2.00 GEN/105 Week 4 Checkpoint Detecting PlagiarismFound in Education: General-Education
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- CheckPoint: Detecting Plagiarism
Faculty may enforce consequences for plagiarism, such as failing the student for an assignment or for the entire course. In serious cases, faculty may choose to report instances of plagiarism to administration. To detect plagiarism, faculty members use the Plagiarism Checker, a service provided by the Center for Writing Excellence.
- Resources: University Library and Plagiarism Checker
- Retrieve “Lab Courses Go Virtual” by Thomas F. Edgar, from Gale PowerSearch™. Copy and paste the article into a Microsoft® Word document. Save it to your desktop.
- Imagine you are an instructor who received the article in an assignment, and the student claims to have written the article, but plagiarized.
- Submit the article to the Plagiarism Checker and view the results.
- Respond in a 100- to 200-word essay in MicroSoft Word document describing the results.
- Include what your course of action would be toward the student.
- Describe to the student why plagiarism is dishonest, and describe what other types of behavior constitute academic dishonesty.
- Submit the Word document to Assignment Link by Day 3.
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- Posted on Mar 03, 2011 at 1:10:32PM