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Part 1: What PolyU Teachers Can Do to Deter Student Plagiarism

Facilitator:    Barbara Tam, EDC
Facilitator:    Andy Morrall, ELC
Date:    12 Oct 2021
Time:    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Venue:    online - Zoom


PolyU has a policy to further educate students about the importance of honest behaviours in academic pursuits, and offers opportunities for academic staff to detect cases of suspected plagiarism and take necessary actions. This webinar discusses the "what, why and how" of student plagiarism, suggests strategies to help students avoid plagiarism, and introduces resources and support for PolyU.

Part 2: Preventing Student Plagiarism: Using Electronic Tools and Beyond

Facilitator:    Alan Cheng, ITS
Facilitator:    Barbara Tam, EDC
Date:    19 Oct 2021
Time:    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Venue:    Online - Zoom

Jointly organised by EDC and ITS, this webinar aims to:

  • re-visit the concept of plagiarism
  • explore ways to prevent student plagiarism
  • discuss the use and limitations of electronic tools for detecting and deterring student plagiarism

Participants will be guided to learn, in a step-by-step manner, how to make use of electronic tools to check students’ work for suspected cases of plagiarism.


EDC Coordinator: Barbara Tam


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