Integration and use of a Plagiarism Detector Tool in Chamilo LMS 1.9.x


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Presentation given by Jeremie Grepilloux and Hubert Borderiou at the Chamilo Users Day Madrid 2013 about plagiarism at the University.

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Integration and use of a Plagiarism Detector Tool in Chamilo LMS 1.9.x

  1. 1. Chamilo Days A glimpse on plagiarism at the university Jérémie Grépilloux – october 2013 - @jereerej (twitter)
  2. 2. Plagiarism, Kesako ? « Here it is !!! You've just done what people call : copy/paste !! 'Cause you've copied and you've pasted the post-it ».. Les bidochons,  « Les Bidochons internautes », Binet, 2008. Jérémie Grépilloux – october 2013 - @jereerej (twitter)
  3. 3. Some famous (french) cases... Jérémie Grépilloux – october 2013 - @jereerej (twitter)
  4. 4. But, it is also... Some cases concerning more the universities : - to paraphrase some text without giving any references. - to translate a document written in a foreign langage (and without any references to it). - to paste an extract of a text without mentioning the author and quotes. Source image « We found out that your philosphy work is plagiarism. » « Not quite true, the orthographical mistakes are mine. Not Spinoza's» Jérémie Grépilloux – october 2013 - @jereerej (twitter)
  5. 5. It is also.. Researchers, Teachers, Students : Same struggle ! Plagiarism in Research : How to react ? Jérémie Grépilloux – october 2013 - @jereerej (twitter) Source image
  6. 6. What commitment ? Jérémie Grépilloux – october 2013 - @jereerej (twitter)
  7. 7. What commitment? The user must observe, without this list being exhaustive, the following regulations: - The private life of any person and compliance, - The copyright and intellectual and industrial property - The automated processing of personal data - Compliance with the rules of public order - Secrecy of correspondence and the prohibition of interception of communications transmitted by means of networks. Jérémie Grépilloux – october 2013 - @jereerej (twitter)
  8. 8. What commitment ? Specific charters dedicated to the prevention and the fight against plagiarism, signed by students. Eg: Each year, students of the Institute of Political Studies of Grenoble, have an example of the charter "plagiarism" of their institution in their registration form. Jérémie Grépilloux – october 2013 - @jereerej (twitter)
  9. 9. What sanctions  ? Here is an example of the University of Laval in Quebec on the different sanctions that may be taken in the event of fraud "Being convicted expose you to important consequences: - Award of a failure for the course concerned; - Suspension of registration at the university; - Dismissal for three sessions; - Final Expulsion from the University; - Reminder diploma. " source Jérémie Grépilloux – october 2013 - @jereerej (twitter)
  10. 10. What sanctions  ? Another example: in 2009-2010 at the University of Versailles SaintQuentin-en-Yvelines, 24 fraudsters revealed (about 18,000 students) - 2 warnings; - 2 blames; - 10 exclusions suspended; - 3 farms exclusions (3 months to 1 year); - 7 exclusions of any public institution of higher education (from 6 months to 1 year). (More details here (french) : ) Jérémie Grépilloux – october 2013 - @jereerej (twitter)
  11. 11. What tools ? There are different solutions to assess the degree of plagiarism of a document. At the University of Grenoble, which are paid solutions, with extensive analysis results that have been selected by the institutions: Ephorus and Compilatio. But even if all UFR are not equipped, there are still tools, less developed, more limited but free, that allow a teacher to verify the origin of any content. (Plagium in its « light version » for example) Jérémie Grépilloux – october 2013 - @jereerej (twitter)
  12. 12. What tools ? But teachers are not the only ones who are allowed to check content. Students also have options such as Studium (Compilatio product) which, through the purchase of credits, check the originality of a work, highlight the sources not listed, etc. Although Compilatio denies it, this tool has the somewhat controversial "teacher" side. Jérémie Grépilloux – october 2013 - @jereerej (twitter)
  13. 13. References Sites web : A file by Liege University : A « oldstyle » site but of references : Michelle Bergadaà 's site : Jérémie Grépilloux – october 2013 - @jereerej (twitter)