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Got roped into (what I’m pretty sure is) a scam conference. What now?

You can be plagiarized even if you never attend a scam conference The two concepts (plagiarism & scam conferences) are unrelated. This is because plagiarism is taking someone else's work and ...
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Colleague Plagiarizes Entire Course Content

Talk to your colleague. Not doing anything is ethically dubious, while talking to a superior escalates the issue. Besides, broadly speaking, when there's a dispute it's preferable to first talk to the ...
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Got roped into (what I’m pretty sure is) a scam conference. What now?

Do you have a supervisor? Have you discussed this with them or someone else at the university? Surely in the long run it's better to err on the side of being totally honest with them and explaining ...
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Colleague Plagiarizes Entire Course Content

A good strategy to address your concerns without risking offense might be to take the collaborative angle, since you are both working together on the same course. Instead of directly expressing your ...
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Colleague Plagiarizes Entire Course Content

Disclaimer: I was a graduate teaching assistant and now work in government, so my thoughts may not reflect your reality. I studied Organizational Economics and business and psychology before that; I'm ...
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Got roped into (what I’m pretty sure is) a scam conference. What now?

These conferences usually do take place. The work presented there might not be of great quality, and the sessions may be too broad, so you will not get such a relevant audience, but they usually do ...
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Got roped into (what I’m pretty sure is) a scam conference. What now?

I plan on submitting work for a prize and have the same concerns, but first, regarding the conference, go and as you said have fun whether you enjoy the conference or not, you will enjoy the trip. ...
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Colleague Plagiarizes Entire Course Content

I do not like confrontations, and they may very well reply with "mind my own business". I may also to be labeled as "that guy". Your university may have (and probably has) an ...
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Colleague Plagiarizes Entire Course Content

First, I think you are rightfully bothered at academic material not being referenced, as it is not proper practice, but you should also give your colleague the benefit of the doubt; maybe she ignores ...
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Got roped into (what I’m pretty sure is) a scam conference. What now?

I wouldn't worry about it too much. There are many low quality conferences laying around. As long as you have an audience to present and a proceedings to have your paper in you are mostly fine. Just ...
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Is there a way to stop students using AI to generate essays?

Don't stop students using AI, stop students from diminishing their own learning I say this because you haven't actually said what exactly the issue is- the language is flawless but feels less human? ...
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How can a I check plagiarism free of cost before submitting my research paper?

Perhaps these sources may help (I found them after doing some searching around), though to use them for free you may need to copy and paste your paper in chunks: https://plagiarismdetector.net/ https:...
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How to Address Unprocessable PDF Submissions in SafeAssign for Plagiarism Checks?

The official Blackboard FAQ contains the following text under the Question "What are SafeAssign's supported file types?": SafeAssign can only process PDFs if the PDF contains machine-...
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