Plagiarism is universally recognized as “an act of fraud that involves both stealing (another’s intellectual property) and
lying (implying that the work is one’s own).”
Yet, as most educational institutions around the world can attest, plagiarism is becoming increasingly rife, not least
because the internet makes cheating as effortless as cutting and pasting.
TCX28 explores the causes and effects of plagiarism, and examines what tutors should do when plagiarism rears its ugly