There was also very little agreement among lecturers on an institutional definition of plagiarism it is hardly surprising then that the students could not understand why some ways of writing are considered as plagiarism. Elton john, bernie taupin, and big pig music, have been accused of plagiarism by south african photographer and songwriter guy hobbs hobbs wrote a song in 1982 entitled natasha, about a russian waitress on a cruise ship, who was never allowed to leave it. An acclaimed south african writer was embroiled in a plagiarism row yesterday after a leading academic accused her of stealing concepts and translations from other authors. Plagiarism case kept under wraps at wits a fairly unpopular choice among those who'd advised him to study something that would give him a real career and a pension plan loyiso nongxa . The authors used the software program turnitin to assess plagiarism in 371 published academic articles in south african management journals, and detected that in remarkably high proportions of the articles had high or excessive similarities (respectively, 272% and 213%).
The purpose of this study was to investigate plagiarism among undergraduate students at a higher education institution in south africa this study investigated the awareness and causes of plagiarism among undergraduate first, second and third year students of the departments of chemistry and mathematical technology within the faculty of applied science at a university of technology. Duplicity and plagiarism in zakes mda's the heart of redness among a handful of promising south african authors to emerge since the fall of south african writers. 5 famous plagiarism and fraud accusations in the book world prize for its account of several generations of an african-american family of research into his ancestors before writing the .
Perceptions and concerns on plagiarism and its implications for teacher education: a case study of a south african university kuttickattu john mammen1 and thenjiwe meyiwa2 1walter sisulu university, nelson mandela drive, mthatha, eastern cape, south africa. That lack of training is common among nigerian students, says olomola, who recalls that he, too, didn't fully learn citation rules until he was a graduate student in south africa. Research letter plagiarism in south african management journals page 1 of 3 plagiarism in south african management journals authors: adele thomas1 plagiarism by academics has been relatively unexplored thus far. Tackling plagiarism at university level in a survey among teaching staff and academic administrators at a south african university, kuttickattu john mammen and thenjiwe meyiwa looked at steps to avoid plagiarism, training to detect academic cheating and perceptions on plagiarism among students.
The aim of this paper is to investigate the level and reasons of plagiarism of literature among palm scientists in nigeria the questionnaire was adopted to gather data in this study. Awareness of this problem in recent years we submitted 371 published academic articles appearing in 19 south african management journals in 2011 through the plagiarism detection software program . Further research investigating plagiarism among south african high policies and guidelines on plagiarism in south african higher plagiarism in writing. South african essay writing competitions 2018-2019 most young writers have a few seasoned writers they look up to and turn to for inspiration plagiarism-free . This study aimed to explore the understanding of and attitudes towards academic ethics of first‐year students at a south african university using a paper‐based survey that yielded 3611 respondents.
Our paper focuses on cheating in the writing of dissertations or theses required at undergraduate or postgraduate level, with an emphasis on plagiarism and ghostwriting we do not propose a simple solution to these problems, as preventing or stopping cheating is not just a matter of catching the wrongdoers. Language re-use among chinese apprentice scientists writing for publication applied linguistics, 28(3) managing plagiarism of south african post-graduate students: does an intervention have . Plagiarism among undergraduate students in the faculty of applied science at a south african higher education institution about the authors. The objective of the study was to investigate the degree of plagiarism evident in articles published in 2011 in south african management journals that attract subsidy from the department of higher education and training (dhet).
Publishers’ association of south africa plagiarism: an introduction for publishers, authors & editors 27 august 2007 what makes plagiarism a fascinating subject is th e ambiguity of the. Africa americas asia pacific 5 famous plagiarism and fraud accusations in the book world historian doris kearns goodwin of taking passages from her book the fitzgeralds and the kennedys . Stephen gray is a giant of the south african literary landscape one of the country’s most prolific authors, he has established a reputation as a leading academic and critic, with a substantial publication record in a wide range of genres including novels, poetry, biography, essays and a play in .
Research letter page 3 of 3 plagiarism in south african management journals the institutional affiliation of authors excluding those articles submitted by authors not affiliated to a south . Good and original: plagiarism and patchwriting in academic second-language writing non-prototypical plagiarism occurs among academic writers study of nes and .
Policy and the perceptions of plagiarism among lecturers in the faculty of social sciences and humanities at a university in south africa and confident writers . Iii keywords academic writing, higher education, higher education institution, internet, plagiarism, undergraduate students, south africa abstract the purpose of this study was to investigate plagiarism among undergraduate students at a higher education institution in south africa. The internet by 23 south african universities, and concluded that: the majority of the universities have a plagiarism policy institutional responsibility for the policies vary, but all the universities.