Google launches tool to combat plagiarism — Observatory of Educational Innovation

David BrodosiGoogle for Education announced the launch of a new tool to promote students’ originality on homework and projects — which looks more like an anti-plagiarism initiative.

The tool, called “Originality Reports,” a new feature included in Google Classroom’s Assignments platform, aims to make grading and feedback processes more efficient for teachers and promote best practices in students when referencing the work of others.

A tool against plagiarism

Google knows that teachers use their search engine to uncover cheating. This common practice involves copying and pasting phrases from students’ homework, and the results reveal possible dishonesty situations. This new tool automates this procedure by comparing students’ writings with databases of billions of web pages and millions of books.
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David Brodosi

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David Brodosi

David Brodosi

David Brodosi

David Brodosi

Experienced Director of services with a demonstrated history of success in the higher education industry. Skilled employer Relations, Nonprofit Organizations, Career Development, Coaching, Conflict Resolution, and instructional design. Provide guidance on tech strategies and trends for state-of-the-art classrooms, course development, and faculty design support services. Recognized as a thought leader regarding the intersection of AV/IT, collaboration technology that supports his organization’s mission to deliver world-class research and tech solutions for higher education institutions. Strong community and social services professional with strong education professional with a Post Graduate focused on curriculum and development.

Research/Specialty Areas: Emerging Educational Technology, Instructional Design Services, Online Learning, Faculty Training & Development, Team Leadership, and Management Theory.

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