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Best Plagiarism Checkers for eLearning Experts | Free and Paid Plagiarism detection tools

Plagiarism can is an endlessly running battle in the academic sphere. With the technological enhancements, however, we are more capable to detect plagiarism than ever. Good Plagiarism checkers can be time-saving for students and organizations to prevent academic fraud.

But not all software is good enough. Also, it profoundly depends on your need to learn which plagiarism checker you should use. For example, Organizations which are directly involved in academic research can use Turnitin, Grammarly or Plagiarism Checker X according to their domain.

At the same time, Writers can choose ProWritingAid or Grammarly if they need an automatic grammar assistant along with a copy detector.
Compare Different Plagiarism CheckersAcceptable formatsFeaturesQuality of examination/Price1. Plagiarism Checker XHTML, PDF, RTF, TXT, EBOOK, ODT and other forms are available for licensed users.Plagiarism percentageMultiple language supportCharacter replacement detectionDownloadable reportBad citation and pa…

Britain’s social mobility problem has been misunderstood – education is not the great leveller

This story was originally published at Theconversation Erzsebet bukodi Read the original story here: For two decades, social mobility has been a central concern in British politics. Increasing equality of opportunity, in the context of rising inequalities between people’s lives, has been a shared goal across the party political spectrum. Politicians have also agreed that educational policy is crucial to achieving this goal. This has made the thrust of speeches on social mobility given over the years by politicians including Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Theresa May interchangeable. Yet, new research I’ve published with my colleague John Goldthorpe, which brings together results from extensive British birth cohort studies, points to a severe disconnect between the discussion of social mobility in political and policy circles and the fin…

How to Avoid Plagiarism in College Essays and Academics - Without Paying $$$

Avoiding Plagiarism Plagiarism means to present someone's work as of your own. Intentionally or unintentionally. 
Copying someone's work or paraphrasing it without citing back to the original (published or unpublished) work might be considered as plagiarism as well. Or representing someone's artistic or technical creation. Understanding Plagiarism Before taking proper action to avoid plagiarism, it is essential to understand plagiarism. Universities often provide plagiarism quiz to help students understand. Wrongly interpreted policies may lead to the same judgments as of the unawareness about the concern. Plagiarism can be of multiple types. In one way or another, the penalties and punishments might be similar. Incidences of placgiarism will first be addressed within the School, and they may apply penalties such as giving you a mark of zero for the piece of work concerned. The University's Academic Misconduct Committee has the power to apply a range of penalties for …

How Financial Aid Letters Often Leave Students Confused and Misinformed

The Department of Education has a model financial aid award letter. It's very different from what schools are actually sending. 
(this story was originally published on ProPublica

The financial aid award letters that colleges send to prospective students can be confusing: Many mix grants, scholarships and loans all under the heading of "Award," "Financial Assistance," or "Offered Financial Aid." Some schools also suggest loans in amounts that families can't afford. 
Take Parent Plus loans, a federal program that allows families to take out as much as they need, after another aid is applied, to pay for their children's college costs. 

As we recently reported with the Chronicle of Higher Education, Plus loans are remarkably easy to get. With minimal underwriting and no assessment of whether parents can actually afford the mortgages, families can end up overburdened by debt. 

Colleges often exacerbate things when their letters layout, or "packa…