Buys, the award-winning novel by Willem Anker, uses lines without credit from the Irish writer - not the first such literary controversy it has raised.
The freedoms of fiction do not absolve the author of the need to reference when lifting passages of work from others.
What’s judged to be plagiarism may shift as students rely on more sophisticated forms of technology for writing support.
Open-educational resources are critical for increasing global learners’ access to education during COVID-19 and beyond. Blockchain technology can address concerns about plagiarism in resources.
There’s no mystery about how to improve your grades. The same steps apply to all assignments to ensure the work you produce is as good as it can be.
Many countries monitor higher education at the federal level, partly to take a systemic approach to overseeing academic integrity. Why not Canada?
What is cheating? Sometimes, teachers and academics disagree on exactly what constitutes academic misconduct, but getting someone to proofread your work is generally considered fine.
Several world leaders, including Vladimir Putin, stand accused of plagiarizing their PhD dissertations. Whether they resign, deny or ignore the allegations says a lot about the country they run.
These programmes allow institutions to claim they’re doing something without really tackling the issues that lead students to plagiarise.
Students need to be able to manage their time, write to an academic standard, be aware of what constitutes plagiarism, make sure they know what support services are available to them, and have fun!
If we view tertiary education as a commodity rather than an enlightening pursuit, practices such as essay buying will become more common.
Acknowledging the source of the images would amplify rather than diminish the power of Hank Willis Thomas’s political art.
How can a band so slavishly derivative – and sometimes downright plagiaristic – be also considered radically innovative and influential?
The leading contender for the Oscars has been hit with claims its theme comes from an unacknowledged 1960s play. What does US copyright law say?
Students, don’t turn to essay mills, just learn to write a better paper.
Across Canada and around the world, thousands of students are paying cash for good grades - in tests, essays and even PhD theses. On Oct. 18, 2017, universities globally are fighting back.
Changes to student assessment can help to reduce the potential for academic misconduct.
It doesn’t matter how assessments are given to students, as students can still find a way to cheat.
Plagiarism in public life is an ugly slight upon the intelligence and the trust of an audience.
More handwritten tasks could force students to avoid the dreaded cut and paste.