Plagiarism prevention

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Template:Copyright and plagiarismPlagiarism prevention is a method that tries to detect when users cheat by submitting content they have copied instead of writing it themselves.

Enabling plagiarism prevention

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.

Advanced features box

Plagiarism prevention plugins

Moodle doesn't come with pre-installed Plagiarism plugins but they are very easy to install, Plagiarism Prevention plugins currently include:

  • Crot - Open source tool
  • Turnitin - Commercial tool requires subscription
  • URKUND - Commercial tool requires subscription

A site administrator can configure installed plagiarism prevention plugins in Settings > Site administration > Plugins > Plagiarism prevention > Plagiarism settings.

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