Prevent Plagiarism

If you are concerned about plagiarism in your course, consider these options for your students.

All About Plagiarism Tutorial
An interactive tutorial to teach students what plagiarism is and strategies to avoid it, including paraphrasing, note taking and quoting sources. See the Instructor Tools tab to learn how to embed it in your course page and assign it through Blackboard.

Peer Mentor Training Manual
This manual and presentation (.pptx and .pdf) contains in-class activities and discussion prompts you can use to teach students about plagiarism. This fun, low stakes approach is designed for peer-to-peer learning but can be done by a faculty member or TA.

Undergraduate Writing Center Presentations
Request a presentation for your class from the Undergraduate Writing Center.

Design “Plagiarism-proof” Assignments
Consult with a librarian to design assignments that discourage plagiarism.