Last updated: October 2020
Top reasons why students plagiarize:
- Fear of failure.
- Lack of interest.
Academic plagiarism is the Achilles’ heel of most educators.
You try hard to develop your students’ critical thinking and writing skills, but they continue to attempt to copy texts and ideas from others, claiming them as own. It’s like a slap in your face or a kick in your… well, any part of your body, isn’t it?
Despite the devastating consequences of academic dishonesty and strong policies against it in most institutions, students don’t realize the problem.
Numbers speak volumes:
- 86% of students cheat in college.
- 54% believe it’s okay and even necessary to cheat to stay competitive.
- 76% copy others’ assignments word for word.
- 42% purchase papers from custom writing services.
Sounds unpromising, huh?
Last updated: August 2019
Okay, first things first: what is a novelization?
Novelization is an attempt to translate popular movies plots into the fictional prose, with greater attention to characters stories and more descriptive action scenes.
So, if you ever wondered –
- what’s in the head of John Matrix (Commando) as he rows his inflatable boat,
- what Robocop’s inner self looks like,
- or, how tight is a ninja suit for that soldier from American Ninja
– then, writing a novel based on those movies could help you find answers.
As it turns out, such books exist: