About this course
Avoiding Plagiarism is designed to ensure your students follow best practice in referencing, paraphrasing and using citations. By taking this course, students will gain a better understanding of what constitutes plagiarism and will receive clear guidance on appropriate referencing, citation and paraphrasing of other people’s work. Students will also be encouraged to develop a variety of strategies to help avoid both intentional and unintentional plagiarism.
The recent update (June 2021) aims to bring the content on a par with the current academic climate, streamline the narrative where required and upgrade the format in ways that would improve the course.
The update will ensure the programme reflects the current context and requirements around plagiarism in academic studies; and learners are equipped to deal with emerging developments and challenges. Key changes include:
- The content has been updated and streamlined to fit the current context
- New unit structure
- Improved balance between text and activities
- Brand new video interviews with students and tutors
- Additional key terms and definitions on relevant screens
- New set of current plagiarism stories from across sectors
- Updated format and design, ensuring the course easily navigable and the functioning of the activities more intuitive
This course is for:
Undergraduate and masters’ students