Turnitin: student reaction towards electronic submission and plagiarism detection.
Dahl, Stephan (2007) Turnitin: student reaction towards electronic submission and plagiarism detection. Active Learning in Higher Education, 8 (2). pp. 173-191. ISSN 1469-7874
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Recently there has been an increasing interest in plagiarism detection systems, such as the web-based Turnitin system. However, no study has so far tried to look at how students react towards those systems being used. This exploratory study examines the attitudes of students on a postgraduate module after using Turnitin as their standard way of submitting work and getting feedback. Overall, students reacted positively towards the system. However, the study also found evidence of a group of students who were less positive, which seemed to be a result of their insecurity about how to quote correctly.
|Research Areas:||A. Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Health and Education > Education|
|Deposited On:||24 Feb 2010 15:40|
|Last Modified:||04 Mar 2015 14:35|
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