Plagiarism Prevention

Aimed At: This workshop is aimed at academic staff who set assessments and who have a responsibility for plagiarism.

Workshop Overview

This one hour workshop offers an introduction into the issues which affect staff and students. In particular we will look at how technology has impacted on plagiarism and holistic ways of tackling plagiarism.

It's organised as a combination of a short face-to-face workshop and online materials. You will be given access to the materials via the booking process for the workshop and there will be support if you are unfamiliar with using Blackboard. You are strongly encouraged to participate in the e-learning component as well as the face-to-face one as a method of continuing the discussion after the session.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Identify the main issues for both staff and students
  • Consider possible responses to address these issues
  • Identify strategies to use to reduce the opportunity for plagiarism
Newcastle Offer
  • Assessment and Feedback
  • Student Engagement
Outline Programme

The workshop programme is as follows:

  • Just what is plagiarism
  • How and why students plagiarise
  • Designing out opportunities for plagiarism
UKPSF Dimension

Completion of this workshop will help you to evidence the following::

  • A1: Design & plan learning activities and/or programmes of study
  • A3: Assess and give feedback to learners

Workshops on how to use Turnitin (software) as a tool to identify possible plagiarism are available from QuILT. Visit the QuILT website for further details:

Booking Details

Sue Gill

09:30 - 10:30

    It is not possible to access the workshop booking form unless connected to the University's campus network, should you wish to book a place on this workshop please contact the Organisational Development Team on 0191 208 2277.


    1 hour


    Jane Eggleston extension 83451

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