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Plagiarism detection in elementary schools

Turnitin, the leading provider of plagiarism-detection software, is ubiquitous at the high school and college level.  But I’ve always wondered if and when the service will be used in middle schools and, gasp, elementary schools.  Well, Turnitin recently answered my … Continue reading

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Graphic for reducing plagiarism in lectures

There are multiple reasons why students plagiarize more these days, but one cause that is never discussed is that students spend all day watching their teachers do it.  So, if you happen to be in position of minor influence in … Continue reading

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Nudging students into research

I just added another page to my collection of gratuitous and geeky tips: “Weaseling into a research lab“ If you have an undergrad in your life, send it to them if you think they need the nudge.  If you’re an … Continue reading

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