Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement Status and Countermeasures of Undergraduate Students in Smart Environments

스마트 환경에서 대학생들의 표절과 저작권 침해 실태 및 대응 방안

  • Received : 2015.07.03
  • Accepted : 2015.08.03
  • Published : 2015.08.20


Plagiarism in which people use other people's works partially or in entirety as if they are their own and infringement on copyrights that frequently occur in various forms under smart device environment are becoming one of the crucial problems that need to be solved for Korea to become an advanced nation. This paper investigates and analyzes how college students, the heaviest user of smart devices under various smart device environment, are committing plagiarism and copyright infringement and suggest a basic education plan to prevent plagiarism and copyright infringement. College students have a very low awareness of plagiarism and copyrights and the level of violation associated with plagiarism and copyrights infringement they commit from elementary school to college were found to be at a serious level. It was demonstrated that the solution suggested in this paper to solve these problems would be effective in enhancing the awareness of the bad effect of plagiarism and copyrights infringement along with their side effects.


plagiarism;copyright infringement;citation;internet ethics;smart environment


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