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Faculty Need to Change Plagiarism Checker in Canvas ASAP

Palomar has transitioned to a new plagiarism checking tool, called Copyleaks. Similar to the other plagiarism checking tools we’ve used in the past (such as TurnItIn, SafeAssign, and Unicheck), Copyleaks generates similarity reports, but Copyleaks points out possibly plagiarized content in three tiers: Identical, minor changes, and related meaning. (That last, “related meaning,” really means Copyleaks is scanning for paraphrasing instead of direct text matches.) For information on how to utilize these reports, check out the information at “Copyleaks: How should I interpret the similarity report?

Copyleaks divides up similarity into three tiers: Identical, Minor Changes, and Related Meaning.
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