It is important to proactively discourage plagiarism. Many students attribute their plagiarism to ignorance or helplessness. Accordingly, it is imperative to engage your students on the topic of academic integrity and provide them with campus and online resources. The following are some recommended practices:
Several best practice documents will help you design assignments, including:
James Madison University has a license agreement with Turnitin.
JMU Libraries provides helpful instructions on Turnitin and integration into Canvas.
The following also provide helpful ways to informally evaluate a student's work for instances of plagiarism:
The Turnitin Educator Network Blog provides perspectives and strategies on plagiarism.
Credit for the compilation of select lists of resources is given to the University of Memphis.