Patchwork text: Designing assessment to discourage plagiarism

Academic honesty, plagiarism, ghost writing – concerns about this issue are ongoing, but we don’t need to feel helpless in the face of the essay mills.

Drawing on a published journal article entitled ‘Using patchwork texts in assessment: clarifying and categorising choices in their use, Ann explores some assessment designs and classroom strategies you can use to discourage plagiarism, including an emerging form of assessment called ‘patchwork text’.

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