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Keeping them Honest

One concern many have about online learning is the matter of honesty. Since you cannot monitor students' work on things like tests like you can in a face-to-face class, there is a understandable concern that students are not being honest in their course submissions. Below are some software solutions as well as links to more information about academic honesty online.

Plagium
Plagium is a free web-based service that checks text for plagiarism. At the time of this writing, it is currently being beta tested.

SafeAssign
This plagiarism detection system is available inside GeorgiaVIEW upon request. Contact us to learn more.

Readings and other resources

The USGs eCore policy on Academic Honesty

A nice collection of readings and resources about academic honesty from UGA.

College Student Journal article, "Academic Honesty and Online Courses"