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dc.contributor.authorRonai, Kara
dc.date.accessioned2020-04-06T09:19:19Z
dc.date.available2020-04-06T09:19:19Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.citationRonai, Kara (2020). Plagiarism Defined? : A multiple case study analysis of institutional definitions. Apples : Journal of Applied Language Studies, 14 (1), 25-46. DOI: 10.17011/apples/urn.202003282558
dc.identifier.otherCONVID_35176840
dc.identifier.urihttps://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/68463
dc.description.abstractThis multiple case study examines seven institutional documents from universities in four countries (Australia, China, Finland and Germany) with the aim of determining how plagiarism is defined in these institutional contexts. This research expands on previous analyses of university plagiarism policies in the Anglosphere (e.g., Kaktiņš, 2014; Sutherland-Smith, 2011), and particularly the notion that institutional definitions of plagiarism contain “six elements” (Pecorari, 2002). Using the six elements model of plagiarism as a theoretical basis, the documents in this study were analysed using deductive content analysis. The findings of this analysis revealed that the definitions of plagiarism were consistent across the contexts, with all policies containing five of the six elements in their definitions. At two institutions, however, the element of intentionality was not addressed in the definition of plagiarism. Furthermore, the extent of discussion of certain elements of plagiarism (e.g., the need for source acknowledgement), and an emphasis on “good academic practice” across the documents revealed the need for ongoing research that considers how institutions construct official definitions of plagiarism.en
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dc.languageeng
dc.publisherCentre for Applied Language Studies, University of Jyväskylä
dc.relation.ispartofseriesApples : Journal of Applied Language Studies
dc.rightsCC BY 4.0
dc.titlePlagiarism Defined? : A multiple case study analysis of institutional definitions
dc.typearticle
dc.identifier.urnURN:NBN:fi:jyu-202004062676
dc.contributor.laitosHumanistis-yhteiskuntatieteellinen tiedekuntafi
dc.contributor.laitosFaculty of Humanities and Social Sciencesen
dc.type.urihttp://purl.org/eprint/type/JournalArticle
dc.description.reviewstatuspeerReviewed
dc.format.pagerange25-46
dc.relation.issn1457-9863
dc.relation.numberinseries1
dc.relation.volume14
dc.type.versionpublishedVersion
dc.rights.copyright© 2020 The author
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dc.subject.ysoplagiointi
dc.subject.ysokorkea-asteen koulutus
dc.subject.ysotieteellinen kirjoittaminen
dc.format.contentfulltext
jyx.subject.urihttp://www.yso.fi/onto/yso/p26813
jyx.subject.urihttp://www.yso.fi/onto/yso/p3390
jyx.subject.urihttp://www.yso.fi/onto/yso/p6652
dc.rights.urlhttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.relation.doi10.17011/apples/urn.202003282558


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