A recent article in Campus Technology finds that information about plagiarism is more effective than threats.
Plagiarism Deterred Through Information, Not Threats
By David Nagel (2/2/10)
Giving students a Web-based tutorial on plagiarism is more effective in deterring the behavior than threatening students with detection and punishment. That’s according to the results of an experiment conducted by professors at the University of Michigan and Swarthmore College and published as a working paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research.