CROT is a plagiarism detection plug-in for Moodle that provides detection for institution based plagiarism (students copying from other students) and web-based (student copying from the world wide web).

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The plug-in is aimed on digital plagiarism detection: assignments copied from peers from the same institution as well as assignments copied from the Internet.  Block is based on document fingerprinting technologies for pair-wise document comparison and MSN Live search engine to perform global search.

If you’ve been looking for a way to combat potential plagiarism, this seems like a quick and easy tool for your Moodle to shore up student accountability without putting a huge burden on teachers.

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