Tackling plagiarism at university level

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2013
TITLE AUTHOR(S): T.Meyiwa, K.J.Mammen
KEYWORDS: PLAGIARISM, UNIVERSITIES, UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
DEPARTMENT: Inclusive Economic Development (IED)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-july-2013/tackling-plagiarism-at-university-level
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Abstract

In a survey among teaching staff and academic administrators at a South African university, Kuttickattu John Mammen and Thenjiwe Meyiwa looked at steps to avoid plagiarism, training to detect academic cheating and perceptions on plagiarism among students.There is a general perception that plagiarism the practice of including someone else's work in academic writing without acknowledging the authorship is on the rise, causing disquiet about academic cheating.