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Presentation given at NJWA in April, 2008.

Presentation given at NJWA in April, 2008.

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    • Mary Zedeck Instructional Designer Teaching Learning and Technology Center Seton Hall University
      • Service to protect originality of work
      • Supported and maintained by Blackboard
      • Aids in helping educators prevent plagiarism
        • Detects unoriginal content
        • Results are delivered within Bb
      • Creates educational opportunities
        • Student awareness of plagiarism
        • Importance of proper attribution and citation
        • Draft assignments
      • Internet
      • ProQuest ABI/Inform Database
      • Institutional Document Archives
      • Global Reference Database
      • Blackboard does not claim any ownership rights on the content submitted to SafeAssign
      • SafeAssignment
        • Instructor creates in Bb
        • Student completes assignment (submits paper)
        • Student chooses whether or not to add paper to Global Reference Database
        • Instructor and/or student receives Originality Report
      • Direct Submit
        • Instructors upload paper without student involvement
        • Paper is only added to Institutional Database
          • All databases are checked
      • Create SafeAssignment
      • Student completes assignment
      • Originality Report
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      • Overall score
        • Indicator of what percentage of the submitted paper matches existing sources
        • Score is a warning indicator only
          • < 15% : a few quotes and common phrases or blocks of text that match other documents. Usually not plagiarized.
          • 15% - 40% : extensive quoted or paraphrased material or they may include plagiarism. Most likely requires additional review.
          • > 40% : high probability that text in this paper was copied from other sources. Should be reviewed.
    • Mary Zedeck [email_address]