Plagiarism by Adult Learners Online : A case study in detection and remediation

@inproceedings{Jocoy2006PlagiarismBA,
  title={Plagiarism by Adult Learners Online : A case study in detection and remediation},
  author={Christine L Jocoy and David DiBiase},
  year={2006}
}
Detecting and combating plagiarism from Web-based sources is a concern for administrators and instructors involved in online distance education. In this paper, we quantify copy-and-paste plagiarism among adult learners in an online geography course offered through Penn State’s World Campus Geographic Information Systems (GIS) certificate program. We also evaluate the effectiveness of an “expectation management” strategy intended to discourage adult learners from unintentional violations. We… CONTINUE READING