PLAGIARISM &  ACADEMIA <ul><li>Mathias Klang </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
 
GOOD ARTISTS COPY,  GREAT  ARTISTS STEAL
Problem 1
Problem 2 <ul><li>Priscilla was my age and lived two blocks away. For the first fifteen years of my life, those were the o...
Problem 3 <ul><li>Dan Browne “Da Vinci Code” sued for copyright violation by Baigent & Leigh authors of “The Holy Blood an...
Problem 4
The purpose of university <ul><li>To challenge ideas and minds by thinking freely within research and education </li></ul>...
WHY DO WE NEED WRITTEN WORK IN DIGITAL  ENVIRONMENTS
BORROWING, COPYING AND PLAGIARISM
What’s wrong with Copy Paste
UNIVERSITY  PLAGIARISM
What is a copy?
Form Ideas Plagiarism Copyright
Copyright protects form but not the idea “ Copying non-generic details of a plot may be copyright infringement”  (Posner 1...
Disciplinary Measures <ul><li>Disciplinary measures may be taken if (Chapter 10 Higher Education Ordinance, SFS 1993:100):...
Attempt to deceive <ul><li>By using non-permitted aids or in other ways  attempt  to deceive in connection with examinatio...
Let me repeat <ul><li>any attempt by a student to use the ideas or words of others in an attempt to deceive the examiner i...
ATTEMPTS  TO DECEIVE
BUT I WON’T GET CAUGHT
WHAT CAN HAPPEN?
What happens <ul><li>The department is required to notify the Vice Chancellor </li></ul><ul><li>The Vice Chancellor may de...
The Disciplinary Committee <ul><li>May decide to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not proceed further </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hand...
UNCERTAIN? <ul><li>Ask! </li></ul><ul><li>Ignorance is not a defence </li></ul>
Thanks!
Info images & licenses <ul><li>All images come from  www.flickr.com  (unless specifically stated) </li></ul><ul><li>In the...
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    1. 1. PLAGIARISM & ACADEMIA <ul><li>Mathias Klang </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
    2. 3. GOOD ARTISTS COPY, GREAT ARTISTS STEAL
    3. 4. Problem 1
    4. 5. Problem 2 <ul><li>Priscilla was my age and lived two blocks away. For the first fifteen years of my life, those were the only qualifications I needed in a best friend. </li></ul><ul><li>Bridget is my age and lives across the street. For the first twelve years in my life, these qualifications were all I needed in a best friend. </li></ul>Viswanathan: How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and Got a Life ( 2006) McCafferty: Sloppy Firsts (2001)
    5. 6. Problem 3 <ul><li>Dan Browne “Da Vinci Code” sued for copyright violation by Baigent & Leigh authors of “The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail” (1982) </li></ul><ul><li>Claimed that Browne stole the idea that Jesus married Maria Magdalena and had children. </li></ul>
    6. 7. Problem 4
    7. 8. The purpose of university <ul><li>To challenge ideas and minds by thinking freely within research and education </li></ul><ul><li>BUT…within an international traditional regulatory system </li></ul><ul><li>University and academy lacks a sense of humor when dealing with academic honesty </li></ul>
    8. 9. WHY DO WE NEED WRITTEN WORK IN DIGITAL ENVIRONMENTS
    9. 10. BORROWING, COPYING AND PLAGIARISM
    10. 11. What’s wrong with Copy Paste
    11. 12. UNIVERSITY PLAGIARISM
    12. 13. What is a copy?
    13. 14. Form Ideas Plagiarism Copyright
    14. 15. Copyright protects form but not the idea “ Copying non-generic details of a plot may be copyright infringement” (Posner 1987)
    15. 16. Disciplinary Measures <ul><li>Disciplinary measures may be taken if (Chapter 10 Higher Education Ordinance, SFS 1993:100): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of non-permitted material or tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attempts to deceive examiners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disrupts or prevents teaching, examination or other activities at university </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harassment of students or staff. </li></ul></ul>
    16. 17. Attempt to deceive <ul><li>By using non-permitted aids or in other ways attempt to deceive in connection with examinations or other occasions when student work is assessed. </li></ul>
    17. 18. Let me repeat <ul><li>any attempt by a student to use the ideas or words of others in an attempt to deceive the examiner into believing they are students own. </li></ul>
    18. 19. ATTEMPTS TO DECEIVE
    19. 20. BUT I WON’T GET CAUGHT
    20. 21. WHAT CAN HAPPEN?
    21. 22. What happens <ul><li>The department is required to notify the Vice Chancellor </li></ul><ul><li>The Vice Chancellor may decide to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not proceed further </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hand out a formal warning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defer to the university disciplinary committee </li></ul></ul>
    22. 23. The Disciplinary Committee <ul><li>May decide to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not proceed further </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hand out a formal warning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suspend the student for a period of up to six months </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Suspension entails that the student may not participate in teaching, examination or other university activity </li></ul>
    23. 24. UNCERTAIN? <ul><li>Ask! </li></ul><ul><li>Ignorance is not a defence </li></ul>
    24. 25. Thanks!
    25. 26. Info images & licenses <ul><li>All images come from www.flickr.com (unless specifically stated) </li></ul><ul><li>In the notes section (under each slide) you will find information about the image name, photographers name & licensing terms </li></ul><ul><li>The license used is Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (unless otherwise specified) </li></ul><ul><li>This presentation is licensed Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike </li></ul><ul><li>The presentation can be downloaded from www.slideshare.net/klang </li></ul><ul><li>More information about the license www.creativecommons.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>More information about me www.techrisk.se </li></ul>

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