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How teachers can check student work for plagiarism in Word with Copyleaks

Suspecting a student of plagiarism is never an ideal situation, no matter if you’re the teacher or the student. According to Plagiarism.org, one in three high school students stated they plagiarized an assignment using the internet. In another survey of 24,000 high school students, 58 percent admitted to plagiarizing, and 95 percent admitted to cheating in some form, including on tests or copying homework.

Simultaneously, one of the biggest priorities as a teacher remains saving time, while still giving 100 percent attention to the grading and reviewing process.… Visit the author's original post

Olalekan Adeeko: Did You Know- The Scourge Called Plagiarism

by Olalekan Adeeko
Expert Educator Expert, Nigeria

It is not a coincidence that I put pen to paper to write on plagiarism, it is something that I have technically done myself at a point in time.

What is Plagiarism?

olalekan-plagiarismMerriam Webster Dictionary defines plagiarism as “as the act of using another person’s words or ideas without giving credit to that person”. Wikipedia says: “it is the wrongful appropriation and stealing and publication of another author’s language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions and the representation of them as one’s own original work.… Visit the author's original post