Plagiarism Checker


I have checked my thesis for plagiarism in case of bad parapharasing. However, I am too scared that my work will be stored in somewhere and when my teachers check it, they will accuse me of cheating. Do grammmarly in any way store our work? Please help me, I am desperate. Thanks.

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Thanks a lot Patty! I feel a bit better now. I am hoping that I will not have any problems when I submit my thesis.

link comment answered Jan 14 '13 at 20:54 Tina New member

Tina, the participants here do not work for Grammarly.  For an answer from the company, you need to contact support.  There is a link below.  That said, I can tell you that I used a similar service when I was in grad school, and there was never such a problem.  It just wouldn't make sense for Grammarly to save a copy of your paper on their servers. It is now very common for instructors to require that students check their work on a plagiarism checker.  If these programs kept a copy of each submission, then every time a teacher checked a student's paper, it would show 100% plagiarized and the software would be worthless to the school.  Worthless software doesn't sell, and Grammarly is not a charity.  So, put your fears to rest.

link comment answered Jan 14 '13 at 20:35 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

My answer is based on my personal experience (I'm not a Grammarly employee) and what has been written elsewhere about the Grammarly service.


Grammarly does not keep a database of writings that have been submitted for grammar checking. Grammarly apparently uses only the publicly accessible internet for its plagarism check and does not check journals and academic publications that are behind pay-walls.


On the other hand, Turnitin -- a service used by most colleges and universities -- does keep a database of previously submitted paper. This is to defeat the traditional practice of frats/sororities to keep copies of past year term papers for resubmittal.

link comment answered Jan 15 '13 at 02:16 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow

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Modern communication technologies such as mobile phones, e-mails and internet chat programs like the MSN Messenger have brought significant changes to our lives in recent years. Yet, there remains some disagreement as to whether the overall effect of this innovation gas been positive or negative. Although there are valid arguments to the contrary, it is my belief that the majority of people in the globe have benefited greatly from these powerful and effective means of modern communication. To begin with, mobile phones and other tools of modern communication facilitate not only contact with friends and relatives in faraway places but also global business. With the click of a button.
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link comment answered Oct 04 '13 at 13:21 jrati oeniri New member

I download desktop grammarly.
I could not find check icon as described


link comment edited Oct 09 '13 at 12:41 ammar New member

I agreed your opinion. I did a samething plagiarism in school. But I didn't catch by teachers. As a luck, I got 28 out of 30

link comment answered Oct 16 '13 at 01:42 vidyahar New member

Effective learning skill is the process of applying knowledge with the most efficient and smartest way. The basic concepts of learning is do, review, learn and lastly apply it to your understandings. For example, do your own revision the night before tomorrow class so that you have the main idea what the teacher is going to teach. Next, pay full attention while the teacher is teaching and ask if there is any doubt or question. Then try to apply it by doing some exercises to fully understand the topic. One of the most effective learning skills is distributed practice. Distributed practice is basically a technique whereby the student distributes his study in a given course over many study sessions that are in a short duration, which is also known by the spacing effect. Compared to massed practice, also known as “cramming”, distributed practice lessens the stress on a student. According to Willingham, one of the advantages of this technique is proved by the Keppel’s Experiment. The experiment is a super human feat of patience and endurance, Ebbinghaus where he tested his ability to learn hundreds of lists of meaningless syllables under different conditions. He noticed that if he studied 12 -syllable list 68 times, he could remember the list perfectly the next day if he allowed himself a "refresher" of seven repetitions before the test. However, if he distributed his study over three days, (and again allowed seven repetitions as a refresher before the test) he needed to study the list just 38 times—meaning he could cut study time nearly in half, with the same result, by practicing the syllables fairly distributed over a period of time. With distributed practice, the spacing effect can help students to remember new facts faster. According to Willingham cited in Bloom and Shuell (1981) taught 20 new vocabulary words to secondary school enlisted in French course. Understudies were isolated into two gatherings. Understudies either considered the words for one 30 minutes session(massed) or for a 10 minute session on each of three back to back days. They were tried instantly after practice and both gatherings recollected 16 to 20 words. A retest controlled four days after the fact, in any case, demonstrated that the disseminated hone assemble still recalled the words (15 words right), while the massed hone bunch overlooked considerably more (11 words right).


According to Lesneski, the regular practice that is utilized as a part of the U.S. science classroom is the act of utilizing the reading material and worksheets that furnish understudy with incessant and rehashed chances to practice what they have realized. This sort of practice is not dependable any longer to guarantee fruitful long haul learning. For instance, on the off chance that you see that just a couple individuals can review and recount the opening expression of the introduction to the constitution, which just has 52 words. Taking into account the survey of the writing demonstrates that there is a connection between utilizing circulated hone as a part of showing science and an expansion in maintenance of material. This should be possible by isolating maths sessions and different exercises. Research have appeared if instructors make adapting more pleasant and critical, understudies would indicate more prominent long haul maintenance of information and abilities. This strategy will concentrate on three fundamental zones where appropriated practice can assume a part in making a learning domain where learning is occurring with more noteworthy long haul maintenance of information and abilities. Therefore, will diminish the measure of educational modules, seeing how understudies learn, and sorts  of practice to help understudies improve learning abilities. Concentrates on have likewise demonstrated this dispersed methodology has created fundamentally more elevated amounts of understudies learning. Along these lines, understudies who were taught with conveyed hone methods would exhibit a superior scholastic results contrasted with understudy who were not taught with disseminated hone.



Bloom and Shuell said that,” distributed practice seems to facilitate memory are not clear at present. Several theoretical interpretations have been suggested (e.g.,C.F.Shuell, note 1), although none appears to be completely satisfactory”. Bloom and Shuell also discuss that it can improves ones memory in the long-term. There is a huge possibility that the effect may involve something as straight forward as providing an opportunity to practice recall the materials after some period of time. Recent study shows, for example when a student studies the words on the second and third days, he must recall the vocabulary words on previous days from long-term memory, and he must do the same on the subsequent tests. Therefore the student is not only practicing vocabulary but they are also practicing their recall from long-term memory. This proves that the ability to retrieve information from long-term memory may be a process that could be improve with practice in the future. It is also proven that distributed practice benefits retentions of motor skills. Majority of this research has involved skill possession of tasks which is continuous. There is a few evidence to supports the distributed practice are divergent for discrete tasks compared to continuous tasks. Nowadays, we use a single task, formed discrete or continuous variant of the tasks and acquisition and retention are then measured by the inter-trial interval. The most common example is the movement timing task which includes either one timing estimate per timing( the discrete version) or twenty successive per trials( the continuous version ). Separate groups of subjects learned one version of the task under either distributed (25 s inter-trial intervals) or massed (0.5 s inter-trial intervals) practice conditions. Both of the trials were performed on the same variant of the task according to double transfer design. The results showed apparent disparity that retention and acquisition facilitated by distributed practice on the continuous task.

As we know there is a lot of advantages of distributed practice, but there are a few limitations to what extent it can help the students. When implementing distributed practice in the classroom there will be several obstacles. According to Dempster and Faris (1990)” made an interesting point that most textbooks do not encourage distributed learning,in that they lump related material together and do not review the previously covered material in subsequent units”. Next, Michael (1991) state that, used the term procrastination scallop to describe the typical study pattern namely, that time spent studying increases as exam approaches. Mawhinney, Bostow, Laws, Blumenfield and Hopkins (1971) also supports it by experimenting this pattern using volunteers who agreed to study while they are being observed in a room then record the time they spent studying. By the end of the day they were not surprised by the results of the experiment. The test is carried out once every three weeks, time spent by them increases across interval, while peaking 2 days before the exam.  This explains that, less frequent testing may result in massed study immediately before the test, compared to daily testing effectively can help distribute study over time. This implies that students usually will not study by using distributed study unless the situation forces them to do and it is still uncertain whether it is because of realistic limitation or because student do not understand the advantages of distributed practice as a whole.Moreover, according Shannon Johnson, distributed practice also consumes a lot of time compared to other learning skills and usually used at the early stages of learning because it is more complex than massed practice. The leaner also takes a lot of time to learn something new due to the stop start nature. It is waste of time if used for simple tasks and it also demand a lot of energy and probability of getting bored is high if the performer is not motivated. This is due to long-term learning which needs the performer to be patient. Distributed is best used for people or students who take some time to think and digest what they had learned. For a student it is important to manage time well but it might be difficult if the just started using distributed practice.

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link comment answered Feb 01 at 07:41 ABU New member

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