Student Support Topics

Is recycling your own work plagiarism?

Writers often claim that because they are the authors, they can reuse their work, either in full or in excerpts, over and over again. How can republishing one’s own work be defined as plagiarism if the author has only used his or her own words and ideas? This article explores the definition of self-plagiarism, how it crosses into copyright laws and ethical issues, and the different ways an author can avoid this increasingly controversial act of scholarly misconduct.

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Turnitin Assignment Types

Turnitin is a third party assignment type that we have in use in our instance of Moodle. Turnitin will accept text-based submissions in most common formats, such as Word or PDF, and provides the student with a similarity report by comparing submitted student files with an extensive range of public web, subscription-based sources and past student work.

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Create a Turnitin Assignment

Turnitin is a third party assignment type that we have in use in our instance of Moodle. Turnitin will accept text-based submissions in most common formats, such as Word or PDF, and provides the student with a similarity report by comparing submitted student files with an extensive range of public web, subscription-based sources and past student work.

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Turnitin Plagiarism Declaration

Each time a student makes a submission to a Turnitin activity either in your module or in another module for another lecturer they will have to accept a plagiarism declaration, they will not be able to proceed unless they accept this declaration.

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