Student proposals to prevent academic plagiarism




Plagiarism, ethics, integrity, teacher training, competency


The digital transformation of the production of works in the university world offers us many advantages as well as obligatory precautions in the institutions to avoid dishonest practices. There are many studies in the literature on academic plagiarism, but on few occasions those most interested in the solution are asked, such as the students themselves, the vast majority of whom obtain their degrees through hard work and who are most affected by these bad practices. The research design was non-experimental of cross-sectional type with a questionnaire and reliability of Cronbach's Alpha 0.775, obtaining data from 823 students from 10 institutions and 3 different Latin American countries on the solutions they see as most effective, their knowledge of the preventive measures of their institutions and how competent they see themselves at an individual level to avoid it. The research design analyzes quantitative and qualitative data... The students' main solutions consist of three types, a formative preventive first, a punitive second and a totally lax third. Showing higher self-perception in terms of competence to deal with plagiarism in higher grades.


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How to Cite

Cebrián-Robles, V., Raposo-Rivas, M., Ruiz Rey, F. J., & Cebrián-de-la-Serna, M. (2021). Student proposals to prevent academic plagiarism. IJERI: International Journal of Educational Research and Innovation, (16), 223–235.




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