Addressing Plagiarism


Plagiarism is a serious concern for educators.  A great deal of information is available for faculty on how to prevent, detect, and respond to plagiarism, some of which will be summarized here.


Preventing Plagiarism

Strategies for preventing plagiarism can be categorized into four types: educate, inform, motivate students, and redesign assignments and assessments. Detection and responding appropriately can also play a role in mitigating the behavior.