How teachers can check student work for plagiarism in Word using free Copyleaks add-in

Screenshot of Copyleaks plagiarism checker add-in for Word

One in three high school students say they have they plagiarized an assignment using the internet, according to Plagiarism.org. The free Copyleaks add-in for Word is an easy and accurate way for teachers to detect cases of plagiarism.

“A simple scan can find direct plagiarism, paraphrased passages and more, in any language,” writes Brooke Weinbaum, Copyleaks head of marketing, on the Microsoft in Education blog. “Student work is compared against 60 trillion pages on the internet and a user-submitted database that contains work many previous students have scanned.”

To learn more, visit the Microsoft in Education blog.

Suzanne Choney
Microsoft News Center Staff

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