Preventing Plagiarism and Dishonesty

Encouraging academic integrity is an ongoing challenge for faculty. Here are some resources for helping you in your efforts to influence students to do their own work.

The college’s Academic Dishonesty Policies and Procedures page in the catalog has the official college rules for students as well as resources for faculty.

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This BSC video provides an overview of plagiarism and how to avoid it. You can embed it in your GeorgiaVIEW course as well.



The Preventing Cheating on Tests page offers suggestions for reducing cheating in online courses.

External Resources for Faculty

Preventing Plagiarism and Promoting Academic Integrity, University of Michigan

Resources: Plagiarism and Academic Integrity, The Learning Network

Videos about academic integrity, International Center for Academic Integrity

Resources to Share with Students

A tutorial about citing sources and other information from UCLA

How-to’s about citing sources and more from

Purdue’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) with lots of useful information


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