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‘Academic Integrity’

Want to help your students avoid cheating? Consider this guide.

Sep. 22, 2021—The folks at EduMed have developed a guide to help students understand and avoid plagiarism and cheating. The title focuses on online students, but the breakdown of different forms of academic dishonesty and how to avoid them can be useful to all students. The descriptions of self-plagiarism, paraphrasing plagiarism, and mosaic plagiarism may be particularly...

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Recommended Reading: Cheating Lessons by James Lang

Jan. 13, 2014—by Derek Bruff, CFT Director. Cross-posted from Derek’s blog, Agile Learning. Last summer, I was honored to be asked to read and review James Lang’s excellent new book, Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty (Harvard University Press, 2013). James Lang is an associate professor of English and the director of the Center for Teaching Excellence...

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Upcoming Event: Student Incivility

Feb. 2, 2012—Join us for this upcoming teaching workshop! Student Incivility Date & Time:      February 6, 4:10-5:30 Facilitator:           Bill Hardin, Graduate Teaching Fellow Format:                Teaching Workshop Audience:           Graduate Students and Post-Docs This session will explore how instructors can manage incivilities in the classroom-distracting behaviors such as “grade-grubbing,” cheating, rudeness, inattention due to laptops and...

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Summer Reading: Research-Based Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity (Essays on Teaching Excellence)

Jul. 4, 2011—Research-Based Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity Michele DiPietro, Kennesaw State University The POD Network Teaching Excellence Essay Series, 2009-10 From the essay: “A cursory glance at the literature on cheating paints a bleak picture. In the past decades, the prevalence of cheating has hovered at discouragingly high level, with about 75% of students admitting to some...

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Preventing Plagiarism – Some Resources

Mar. 3, 2011—by Derek Bruff, CFT Assistant Director Earlier this week the CFT and the College of Arts & Science’s Undergraduate Writing Program co-sponsored a conversation on teaching titled “Beyond the Quotation Marks: Preventing Plagiarism and Teaching about Academic Discourse.” Our three faculty panelists–Lynn Ramey (French), Andy Van Schaack (HOD), and Roger Moore (English)–shared some valuable perspectives...

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