Plagiarism in Academic Writing of Bachelor Degree Students at Faculty of Economis and Business in University of Muhammadiyah Magelang
Available Online October 2017.
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- Plagiarims, acaemic writings
- This study is a case study aimed at gathering data and findings on the plagiarism in academic writing of the university students. It focuses on the action of plagiarism done by many students in their academic writing. It is done to see the recent condition of the students' academic writing in terms of the plagiarism. A lot of students plague their academic writings especially in their final writing to fulfil their degree demand. There should be actions to solve the problems of plagiarism but there must be clear elaborations of the condition of the students' academic writing dealing with plagiarism. This study is on the students' academic writings of the accounting and management study programs at Faculty of Economics and Business in University of Muhammadiyah Magelang in the academic year of 2016-2017. The writings are the students' final examination which determine their final score of the subject English 2. All of the students in the second semester were involved in this study. The data gathering instruments implemented were students' writings test and interviews related to their perspective on plagiarism. The results of this study are (1) there are 90 students out of 389 students plagued their writings (23.14%); (2) some of the plagiarists have not understood exactly how they plagued; (3) there are some plagiarists who know what they had done belongs to plagiarism but they still did it; (4) the stakeholder of the faculty gives less attention on the act of plagiarism.
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TY - CONF AU - Umi Rachmawati PY - 2017/10 DA - 2017/10 TI - Plagiarism in Academic Writing of Bachelor Degree Students at Faculty of Economis and Business in University of Muhammadiyah Magelang BT - Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Education Conference (AECON 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 291 EP - 297 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/aecon-17.2017.55 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/aecon-17.2017.55 ID - Rachmawati2017/10 ER -