Comparative Analysis of Institutional Policy Definitions of Plagiarism: A Pan-Canadian University Study

  title={Comparative Analysis of Institutional Policy Definitions of Plagiarism: A Pan-Canadian University Study},
  author={Sarah Elaine Eaton},
This article shares the findings of a study investigating institutional policy definitions of plagiarism at twenty English-speaking Canadian universities. The types of primary sources consulted for this study included: (1) university academic calendars for 2016–2017, (2) institutional policies on academic misconduct, and (3) student academic codes of conduct. Sources were analyzed in comparative tabular and narrative form. Results show wide variation in institutional definitions of plagiarism… Expand
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