An Intervention Aimed at Reducing Plagiarism in Undergraduate Nursing Students

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avondale-bepress.abstract<p>Plagiarism is a current and developing problem in the tertiary education sector where students access information and reproduce it as their own. It is identified as occurring in many tertiary level degrees including nursing and allied health profession degrees. Nursing specifically, is a profession where standards and ethics are required and honesty is paramount. The aim of this study was to evaluate the change in nursing student’s knowledge and understanding of plagiarism before and after an educational intervention in their first semester of the Bachelor of nursing degree at a private college of higher education in Sydney, Australia. This study concluded that an educational intervention can increase knowledge and awareness of plagiarism among nursing students.</p>
avondale-bepress.articleid1076
avondale-bepress.authorsAlison Smedley
avondale-bepress.authorsTonia R Crawford
avondale-bepress.authorsLinda Cloete
avondale-bepress.context-key6513917
avondale-bepress.coverpage-urlhttps://research.avondale.edu.au/nh_papers/76
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avondale-bepress.field.comments<p>Due to copyright restrictions this article is unavailable for download.</p> <p>Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.</p> <p>Staff and Students of Avondale College may access this article from a library PRIMO search <a href="http://www.avondale.edu.au/library">here.</a></p>
avondale-bepress.field.custom_citation<p>Smedley, A., Crawford, T., & Cloete, L. (2015). An intervention aimed at reducing plagiarism in undergraduate nursing students. <em>Nurse Education in Practice, 15</em>(3), 168-173. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2014.12.003</p>
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avondale-bepress.field.issn1471-5953
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avondale-bepress.field.journalNurse Education in Practice
avondale-bepress.field.page_numbers168-173
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avondale-bepress.field.source_publication<p>This article was originally published as:</p> <p>Smedley, A., Crawford, T., & Cloete, L. (2015). An intervention aimed at reducing plagiarism in undergraduate nursing students. <em>Nurse Education in Practice, 15</em>(3), 168-173. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2014.12.003</p> <p>ISSN:1471-5953</p>
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avondale-bepress.keywordsplagiarism
avondale-bepress.keywordsnursing students
avondale-bepress.keywordseducational intervention
avondale-bepress.label76
avondale-bepress.publication-date2015-05-01T00:00:00Z
avondale-bepress.publication-titleNursing and Health Papers and Journal Articles
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avondale-bepress.submission-date2015-01-08T19:09:56Z
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avondale-bepress.titleAn Intervention Aimed at Reducing Plagiarism in Undergraduate Nursing Students
avondale-bepress.typearticle
dc.contributor.authorCloete, Linda
dc.contributor.authorCrawford, Tonia R.
dc.contributor.authorSmedley, Alison
dc.date.accessioned2023-11-01T00:39:17Z
dc.date.available2023-11-01T00:39:17Z
dc.date.issued2015-05-01
dc.date.submitted2015-01-08T19:09:56Z
dc.description.abstract<p>Plagiarism is a current and developing problem in the tertiary education sector where students access information and reproduce it as their own. It is identified as occurring in many tertiary level degrees including nursing and allied health profession degrees. Nursing specifically, is a profession where standards and ethics are required and honesty is paramount. The aim of this study was to evaluate the change in nursing student’s knowledge and understanding of plagiarism before and after an educational intervention in their first semester of the Bachelor of nursing degree at a private college of higher education in Sydney, Australia. This study concluded that an educational intervention can increase knowledge and awareness of plagiarism among nursing students.</p>
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dc.identifier.citation<p>Smedley, A., Crawford, T., & Cloete, L. (2015). An intervention aimed at reducing plagiarism in undergraduate nursing students. <em>Nurse Education in Practice, 15</em>(3), 168-173. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2014.12.003</p>
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2014.12.003
dc.identifier.issn1471-5953
dc.identifier.urihttps://research.avondale.edu.au/handle/123456789/06513917
dc.language.isoen_us
dc.provenance<p>This article was originally published as:</p> <p>Smedley, A., Crawford, T., & Cloete, L. (2015). An intervention aimed at reducing plagiarism in undergraduate nursing students. <em>Nurse Education in Practice, 15</em>(3), 168-173. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2014.12.003</p> <p>ISSN:1471-5953</p>
dc.rights<p>Due to copyright restrictions this article is unavailable for download.</p> <p>Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.</p> <p>Staff and Students of Avondale College may access this article from a library PRIMO search <a href="http://www.avondale.edu.au/library">here.</a></p>
dc.subjectplagiarism
dc.subjectnursing students
dc.subjecteducational intervention
dc.titleAn Intervention Aimed at Reducing Plagiarism in Undergraduate Nursing Students
dc.typeJournal Article
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