Northwestern University

Mon 1:00 PM

Managing Academic Integrity for You and Your Students

When: Monday, February 24, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  

Where: 627 Dartmouth Place, Searle Center Library, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Theresa J Pfister   1.847.491.3106

Group: Searle Graduate Events

Category: Academic

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Managing Academic Integrity for You and Your Students

When: Monday, February 24, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Searle Center Library

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Students are tempted to resort to academic dishonesty far too often, creating one of the most difficult and time-consuming situations that all teachers will have to address. How can we lessen that temptation? When do our own academic integrity guidelines require us to address our students' dishonesty? What counts as academic dishonesty anyway? This workshop will create a dialogue that helps you answer these questions in terms of your own instruction and TAing. We will address issues of plagiarism, data fabrication, cheating on papers and exams, and other ways students may attempt to gain unfair advantage over others; for each of these, we will focus on appropriate mediation and effective prevention.

Workshop Facilitators:

Clare Forstie joinied the Searle Center in 2013 as a Graduate Assistant supporting graduate programs like the Teaching Certificate Program, graduate workshops, and STEM-specific teaching development. She is a PhD student in the Sociology department and a Gender and Sexuality Studies Interdisciplinary Cluster Fellow. Her research interests include the sociology of emotions, gender, sexualities, emotions, culture, and space and place.

Josh Kaiser is a sixth-year student pursuing a joint law degree and PhD in sociology. His work centers on three areas of critical, sociological criminology; international atrocity crimes, corporate crime, and criminal punishment. He has completed the Teaching Certificate Program at Northwestern and has taught or served as TA for Gender and Society; Economy and Society; Introduction to Russian Literature; Crime, Politics and Society; and the Politics of Punishment.


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