Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 05/15/2012 - 5:58pm
A prosecutor and university police have asked the State Bureau of Investigation to look into a program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in which a school review already has found academic fraud.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 05/15/2012 - 5:52pm
A federal judge sided with Georgia State University on a range of copyright infringement claims filed by three publishing houses in a ruling that administrators said could set an important precedent for how educational data is used by schools.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 05/13/2012 - 11:21pm
Turnitin, the global leader in originality checking and plagiarism prevention, today announced the results of a new survey of nearly 900 instructors that classifies the most frequent and troubling forms of plagiarism. According to instructors, blatant plagiarism—submitting another’s writing word-for-word as one’s own—is the most prevalent and troublesome type of plagiarism seen in the classroom.
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