Signs that a student has plagiarized or improperly cited sources
Possible indicators that the student did not write the paper:
Signs the paper is an assemblage of material:
Signs that language is being lifted without attribution:
(Modified from: Matto, Michael. Faculty Tips on Preventing Plagiarism (PDF file).
Turnitin (in Canvas) is a great tool to educate students about plagiarism and help to prevent it.
The Office of Research Integrity (RIO) manages the iThenticate plagiarism detection software license providing access as appropriate. If you would like access to iThenticate to screen a research project, please contact the RIO.
If you cannot use any of these tools and suspect a case of plagiarism, consider the following detection strategies:
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