Thursday, 20 June 2013

Top 8 Plagiarism Detector Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Top 8 Plagiarism Detector Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning:

"Plagiarism is a plague which has accompanied human scholarship from its early inception till its actual state. It has succeeded in adapting itself to different environments and in different epochs. It always finds people to nourish and develop it. However, throughout mankind's history, there has never been as a cherishing and thriving environment for plagiarism as the one we are living in now.

With this boom in digital technology, plagiarism  has been elevated to the ranks of serious epidemics. In academia it gets even worse. More students are growing dependent on copy paste culture. Entire theses and dissertations have been plagiarized and stories of scholars loosing their academic integrity abound. However, teachers and educators being plagiarizers is another story, one that needs much more in-depth analysis than what this short post can afford. Instead I want to help those of you who have issues with plagiarism in their classrooms. If technology has brought about a surfeit in scholarly plagiarism, it also has tools to help you fight it. Here is an updated list of some wonderful web tools to use to detect plagiarism in your students essays and other pieces of writings. Enjoy"


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