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Plagiarism is when a student submits content they have copied and the real author was not given credit for the words.  Plagiarism prevention detects when this form of cheating or academic dishonesty has happened.  
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Plagiarism is when a student submits content they have copied and the real author was not given credit for the words.  Plagiarism prevention detects when this form of cheating or academic dishonesty has happened.
  
==Enabling plagiarism prevention==
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Moodle doesn't come with any pre-installed plagiarism prevention methods - they need to be added by a site administrator. See [[Managing plagiarism prevention]] for details.
 
 
To make use of plagiarism prevention, the feature must be enabled by an administrator by checking the enable plagiarism plugins box in ''Site administration > [[Advanced features]]''.
 
 
 
[[File:Enableplagiarism.png|thumb|center|Advanced features box]]
 
 
 
==Plagiarism prevention plugins==
 
''Settings > Site administration > Plugins > Plagiarism prevention > Plagiarism settings''
 
Moodle doesn't come with pre-installed Plagiarism plugins. The site aministrator can add them.
 
 
 
Plagiarism prevention plugins currently include:
 
 
 
*[[Plagiarism Prevention Crot 2.0|Crot]] - Open source tool
 
*[[Plagiarism Prevention Turnitin|Turnitin]] - Commercial tool requires subscription
 
*[[Plagiarism Prevention URKUND|URKUND]] - Commercial tool requires subscription
 
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
* [[Development:Plagiarism API]]
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* [[Plagiarism prevention FAQ]]
  
 
[[Category:Site administration]]
 
[[Category:Site administration]]

Revision as of 10:39, 12 October 2011

Plagiarism is when a student submits content they have copied and the real author was not given credit for the words. Plagiarism prevention detects when this form of cheating or academic dishonesty has happened.

Moodle doesn't come with any pre-installed plagiarism prevention methods - they need to be added by a site administrator. See Managing plagiarism prevention for details.

See also