Options are available to educators to detect plagiarism. However, be it intuition or suspicion, normally there is some type of indicator or clue that plagiarism has been committed. Thus, if you suspect a student has plagiarized an assignment, some aspect of the paper raised your doubts regarding its originality. The indicators below should alert faculty of possible plagiarism of an assignment.
Some information concerning plagiarism and suggestions for its prevention and detection were confirmed or enhanced from a variety of sources, all of which are listed in the following bibliography.
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