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Electronic Detection of Plagiarism By Catherine Ogilvie
The Service Online services Electronic comparison on students work against electronic sources Based in UK accessed via web browser Prevent & detect plagiarism Cannot solve plagiarism Detection is a subset of Prevention Sept 2002 to Aug 2005
Registration Signing a letter of agreement Administrator Tutors given access Students given access to classes
Overview Based upon turnitin.com by iParadigms Comparison against: Database of previously submitted 5 billion web sites Essays from cheat sites Tutor accesses the results Does not identify plagiarism – gives a coded originality report
The Students Students should be informed of the implications: Processing their work on the system Future use Benefits Specific permission form?
Legal Requirements of Service Data Controller HEFCE Use of Data Identify areas of matching text between student and database Data Protection Act / Freedom of Information
Administration Raising student awareness Tutors register details online Students register details online Tutors then create classes Assignments are attached to classes Students then submit assignment online
The Steps: Instructor/Tutor Create a User Profile (http://submit.ac.uk/newuser_type.asp )http://submit.ac.uk/newuser_type.asp Log in to RGUs account ( http://www.submit.ac.uk/login.asp ) http://www.submit.ac.uk/login.asp Join an Account Create a Class (Module) Create an Assignment
The Steps: Student Create a User Profile Log in (http://submit.ac.uk/login.asp) Join a Class Submit a paper assignment to the Class
Additional Information Plagiarism Leaflet Collusion Video JISC Plagiarism Detection Service Jude Carrolls Good Practice Guide
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