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Towards a Definition of Source-Code Plagiarism

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2 Author(s)
Cosma, G. ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Warwick, Coventry ; Joy, M.

A survey using a scenario-based questionnaire format has provided insight into the perceptions of U.K academics who teach programming on computing courses. This survey across various higher education (HE) institutions investigates what academics feel constitutes source-code plagiarism in an undergraduate context. Academics' responses on issues surrounding source-code reuse and acknowledgement are discussed. A general consensus exists among academics that a ldquozero tolerancerdquo plagiarism policy is appropriate; however, some issues concerning source-code reuse and acknowledgement raised controversial responses. This paper discusses the most important findings from the survey and proposes a definition of what can constitute source-code plagiarism from the perspective of U.K. academics who teach programming on computing courses.

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Education, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:51 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

May 2008

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