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WHETHER STUDENTS CONSIDER PLAGAIRISM AS AN ETHICAL ISSUE

Mathew, Franco (2014) WHETHER STUDENTS CONSIDER PLAGAIRISM AS AN ETHICAL ISSUE. Masters thesis, Christ University.

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Abstract

New media play an important role in the spreading of plagiarism in the modern world. The facilities that are provided by new media like websites; blogs etc provide information to the knowledge seeker which may cause for plagiarism in many cases. Plagiarism is an issue faced by academic field and researcher due to the influence of new media. This paper is studying whether students consider plagiarism as ethical issue. Study is analyzing students’ attitude towards plagiarism especially students attitude toward online plagiarism. This is a study conducted using both qualitative and quantitative methods. The study is very much important in the contemporary time due the changing treads in the concept of academic due to the impact of new media and information flow. The paper evaluates the understanding of student regarding plagiarism. The study is also evaluating the factors that force students to do plagiarism in their works. The study uses the techniques like survey, in-depth interview and focus group discussion to reach conclusion.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Subjects:Thesis > Masters > MS Communication
ID Code:5869
Deposited By:Knowledge Center Christ University
Deposited On:20 Jan 2014 17:35
Last Modified:20 Jan 2014 17:35

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