PLAGIARISM WORKSHOPBİLKENT UNIVERSITY LIBRARY 18.10.2012
Academic Support Workshops• To promote more effectively the Library’s electronic resources and databases to the academic community at Bilkent …• And, to provide a forum for discussing pedagogical and research issues relating to these databases.
AGENDAWhat is Plagiarism?W hat does T urnitin do?H to Use T ow urnitin?Benefits of TurnitinW hat does iT henticate do?H to use iT ow henticate?Benefits of iThenticate
Plagiarism isnot a simple,“black andwhite” issue. Identify and treat the causes of the disease as well as diagnose and cure its symptoms.
To use another person’s or persons’ sourcewords, ideas, invention, etc., objectwithout appropriate reference, acknowledgementand claim it as your own work. intention
How Do Students Plagiarize?• Copy verbatim from a • Purchase an essay from printed source(s) another student• Copy and paste from online source(s) • Purchase a paper from• Paraphrasing: an online “essay mill” – Re-order words without Pre-written reference Custom-written – Paraphrase badly• Idea plagiarism • Copy a friend’s essay• Translated plagiarism
Why Do Students Plagiarize?• Time Management: • Lack of Enthusiasm: – Workload and deadlines. for the course/subject• Grade Pressure: matter for the instructor. – Parental expectations. • Personal Attitude:• Ease/laziness: “Everyone does it…” – Internet Plagiarism not see as – No significant deterrent. unreasonable• Insufficient Knowledge: behaviour. – of what plagiarism is … – of how to paraphrase … – of proper referencing.
Ways of Submitting a Paper1- Create an Assignment and uploada paper to that Assignment,2- Without creating an Assignment,you can submit an individual paperto a Class,3- Students can upload their papersusing enrollment ID & password.
GradeMark (Paperless Grading)GradeMark contains several tools and types of mark that instructors can use when grading and assessing papers. These include :• Comments• Inline comments• QuickMark symbols• Rubric scorecards• General comments
You can take your quick mark Description appears bottomYou can highlightthe sentences
PeerMark (Peer Reviewing)Instructors can create and manage PeerMark assignments that allow students: to read to review to evaluateone or many paperssubmitted by their classmates.
Benefits of TurnitinDeters plagiarism before it happens.Saves time in the investigation of the originality ofstudent work.Allows for efficient citation verification.Provides documentation of any alleged plagiarism.Provides resources to assist in teaching researchand writing skills, including proper citation.
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What is iThenticate?Through partnerships with leadingscholarly publishers, aggregators andgovernment bodies, iThenticate is theworlds largest comparison database ofscholarly and professional content.
Coverage is...• 24+ billion current and archived web pages• 122+ million content items comprised of:• 90+ million published works from journals, periodicals, magazines, encyclopedias, abstracts• 32+ million scholarly articles, books and conference proceedings from 70,000+ scientific, technical and medical publications
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Future Plagiarism Prevention by adding your work to the iThenticate repository, you are protecting yourresearch from possibleplagiarism by others in