The perception of academic plagiarism concept among production engineering students and actions for its reduction
KeywordsIndustrial engineering. Management engineering
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AbstractAcademia has been concerned with plagiarism in last ten years. Literature has shown several works in many areas about this issue. These works cite as explanations for cybercheating: lack of knowledge about plagiarism and its legislation, easy obtention of academic material, and incacpacity of paraphrasing. The goal of this article is presenting the results of a survey about copyrights acomplished with Production Engineering students in Rio de Janeiro, and actions for curb academic dishonesty. This survey indicated lack of information about the subject, and the use of unqualified sources of information. Key-words: Academic Plagiarism, Cybercheating, Internet.