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Posts for month: June 2010

Exams come to the bedroom with new invigilation software

09/06/2010

Featured 9/6/2010 in The Guardian (Print and Online) Coverage secured for client. Online article click here. By Jessica Shepherd New technology allows students to sit tests at home while computer lock, webcam and microphone ensure they can't cheat It has long been said that exams should be sat in comfort – in loose-fitting clothing and with a glass of water more >

Launch of the Plagiarism Reference Tariff in the UK

16/06/2010

Press release prepared by Horizonworks Marketing for plagiarismadvice.org. Date of release 17 June 2010. For the first time in the UK, a plagiarism reference tariff for the application of penalties for student plagiarism in Higher Education will be presented at the 4th International Plagiarism Conference, organised by plagiarismadvice.org, being held 21-23 June 2010 in Newcastle more >

Plagiarism tariff: let the punishment fit the demerit points

17/06/2010

Featured 17/6/2010 in The Times Higher Education Coverage secured for client. Online article click here. By Rebecca Attwood Benchmark for addressing student misconduct may have global applications. Rebecca Attwood writes. Academics in the UK have drawn up a national tariff covering penalties for student plagiarism, which could be adopted as a worldwide system for more >

Half of university students willing to cheat, study finds

21/06/2010

Featured 20/6/2010 in The Telegraph (Online) Coverage secured for client. Online article click here. By Julie Henry, Education Correspondent Half of university students are prepared to cheat in their exams by handing in essays bought off the internet, new research reveals. The study suggests rampant plagiarism at British universities, with thousands of cases going unreported more >

Internet plagiarism rising in schools

21/06/2010

Featured 21/6/2010 in The Guardian (Print and Online) Coverage secured for client. Online article click here. By Rachel Williams Half of university students also prepared to submit essays bought off internet, according to research The number of schools using plagiarism-detecting computer software to catch A-level students cheating in their coursework has rocketed, more >