7 quality checks to prevent plagiarism and ghostwriting in thesis work

Universities need to use multiple methods in order to ascertain authenticity of students thesis work. One method is not enough. If the identification methods are few and weak, more students will try the shortcut, i e copy paste or outsource the writing for hire or using a friend. 1. Frequent communication (between supervisor and student) from initial idea to the final thesis. Oral interaction and reviewing of successive thesis drafts will provide a much better basis than receiving a final and complete thesis without interaction. If you know your student and the evolution of the trains of thou...
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Famous ghost writers: Equality and prejudice an issue 1818

Writing a book and wanting to hide one’s identity may seem unusual but sometimes authors choose to do so for a variety of reasons. One such case is the most groundbreaking horror book of all time, namely Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. The first edition was published anonymously 1818 and only in the 1823 edition was the author’s name disclosed. Mary Shelley was a teenager when she wrote about the stitching together of an 8 foot/240 cm tall monster from parts of corpses by Dr Frankenstein, breaking ethical boundaries with his knowledge. She thought that the book would not be accepted ...
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Famous ghost writers: writing in opposition to the establishment

Being anonymous was essential in order to get a critical message across in the 1800th century France. Voltaire, at the time already famous, published 1759 anonymously in five countries simultaneously his anti authoritarian book Candide: or, The Optimist. The book was immediately banned by the church and the state. But today it is part of the Western Canon, rated as one of the 100 most important books. Voltaire criticizes the german philosopher Leibniz who postulates that “we live in the best of all possible worlds” and all things happening is for the best because God good. In the satirical nov...
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