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Plagiarism

Plagiarism

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What is plagiarism?

The Plagiarism Working Group in May 2007 defined plagiarism as "the use of the work of others without acknowledgement." This definition includes not just written work but also music, images, computer code and ideas.

Ways to minimise opportunities for plagiarism

The design of assessment, both in the questions asked and the ways in which those questions are asked can play a major role in minimising the opportunities for plagiarism.

International Journal for Educational Integrity (IJEI)

The IJEI is an international, peer-reviewed journal providing a platform for educators across all sectors to research issues in the multi-disciplinary field of educational integrity. The IJEI challenges readers to consider the changing nature of education in a globalised environment, and the impact that conceptions of educational integrity have on issues of pedagogy, academic standards, intercultural understanding and equity.