|Detail from an infographic|
by TurnItIn.com: The degree
on a scale of 0 to 10
to which types of plagiarism
are considered problematic
“Each type of plagiarism has been given a digital moniker to reflect the significant role that the Internet and social media play in student writing.”
It’s worthwhile viewing for anyone who works with composing or editing of text.
“The Plagiarism Spectrum,” according to TurnItIn, “moves plagiarism beyond the black-and-white definition of ‘literary theft’ to one that captures the nuances of how plagiarism can take form in student writing, with a severity scale based on student intent.”
A full study, which presents results from 879 secondary and higher-education teachers, is also available for download.