June 20, 2003
Magazine's Essay on Plagiarism Appears to Have Copied Parts of Another
Syllabus magazine recently published an article about how the Internet makes it easier for students taking online courses to plagiarize.
There's just one problem with the article. A few of the passages seem themselves to have been plagiarized, if only inadvertently.
The Syllabus article, "Probing for Plagiarism in the Virtual Classroom," was written by Lindsey S. Hamlin, a graduate research associate at Florida Atlantic University, and William T. Ryan, an associate professor of