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Workshop on Preventing Plagiarism for FH

by Dr Barbara Tam(EDC) and Dr CK Leung(EIE)

Date                 12 Novmeber 2018
Time                 1:00pm-2:00pm
Venue               GH803
(The event will be conducted in English.)

Workshop content
PolyU has adopted Turnitin for academic staff to help their students avoid unintentional plagiarism in academic pursuits. The Turnitin tool can also help academic staff detect suspected plagiarism, upon which remedial actions can be taken. This workshop will discuss the use and limitations of Turnitin in detecting and deterring student plagiarism with focuses on the workflow and the interpretation of the “originality report”.

Dr Barbara Tam(EDC) & Dr CK Leung(EIE)
Both speakers will draw upon their experience in using the Turnitin tool to discuss the educational use of such tool to help students realise the importance of academic integrity as well as to teach them how to avoid unintentional plagiarism.


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