In the academic world, and not only, it is common to find works copied from others and / or full and partial copies of content available on the Internet. It is not always easy for human beings to realize that it is copied content! However, there are tools that can assist us in this process.
In the past we have presented the Ferret tool here. Today we are going to see how we can control plagiarism on the Classroom platform.
Classroom is a free service for educational establishments, for non-profit organizations and for any user with a personal Google Account.
This platform offers the most diverse tools for learning / teaching activities and the idea is that both students and teachers have information centralized in Google Classroom, also serving as a simplified means of communication. In addition, it also has a tool for detecting plagiarism.
Plagiarism control on the Classroom platform
As we know, despite being very simple to use, the Classroom platform also offers spectacular features. Teachers can post statements of work and students only have to submit them.
When a teacher creates a job, he can activate a feature that allows to evaluate the originality / plagiarism of the job.
Originality reports are only available for G Suite for Education accounts that use the following languages: Spanish, French, Indonesian, English, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese and Swedish. The teacher can view the originality reports for 45 days. After this period, it is possible to generate another report in the notes tool.
When activating originality reports for an activity, students can generate three reports on the work they did before delivery. As a teacher, you can view reports generated by students.