Plagiarism – Famous Cases of Something More than Allusion

Famous cases - more than allusion

Plagiarism isn’t something that’s left to mere mortals like the rest of us; there have been numerous bizarre high profile cases of plagiarism involving highly regarded people reported time and time again. In fact, celebs and particularly writers and journalists have a real penchant for plagiarism. So, with that in mind we’re going to take a … Read more

Plagiarism detection methods

Plagiarism detection methods

Introduction Definition of Plagiarism: To steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own: Use another’s production without crediting the source.1 Plagiarism Defined The underlying argument in academia is that “plagiarism leads to the use of writings, ideas, innovations, etc. of others and reuse of them (partially or completely) without proper … Read more

Fraud, Academic Dishonesty and Cressey’s Fraud Triangle

Fraud Academic Dishonesty

Ideally, plagiarism is an aspect, which exhibits various definitions with regards to the context it exists in. Nevertheless, it is a wrongful act, which undermines intellectual property rights. In the ordinary sense, plagiarism basically involves stealing one’s thoughts, language, publications or expressions. But this is not all about plagiarism, individuals who plagiarize others people’s work … Read more

Plagiarism and the fraud triangle

Plagiarism comprises a major academic fraud. It dwarfs the validity of academic effort and further impedes the quality of academic research. Many academic institutions decry the proliferation of the vice among students. To oversee the initiative, such institutions align themselves to stringent guidelines, which define the parameters of plagiarism, and the interventions that will engage … Read more

Plagiarism FAQs

Q: What is plagiarism? Simply put, plagiarism is copying someone else’s work and pretending that it is your own. Everybody’s work is automatically copyrighted to themselves, and breach of copyright is illegal. Different countries have different copyright laws which is why there is often difficulty with internet copying. In general, if you publish something that is … Read more

Plagiarism from a teacher’s point of view

There’s already a lot of information out there on the Internet and in handouts from schools/colleges/universities, even on this website, in relation to plagiarism. You know what it is: copying someone else’s work to benefit your own success without paraphrasing (re-writing in your own words so you can show your understanding of the material).  Also, … Read more

5 innovative online learning companies that will change education in the next 5 years

With the advances and availability of technology, traditional classrooms delivery systems are transforming into online learning opportunities. Current avenues of instruction include college and university courses developed and maintained by the institutions. Due to costs and the speed of emerging innovations, much of the online coursework is transferring to companies with the funding, staff, and technology platforms … Read more

7 apps to help you study

When the countdown begins until the end of the semester, panic starts to creep in. If you have been laid back all semester long, chances are you are now cramming wildly. You lose sleep over projects, papers and other things that you need to submit. Soon you will be spending much of your time in … Read more