Lunch and Learn: Academic Integrity Series
Mary Kay Harton will be presenting on Academic Dishonesty.
Research indicates that over 1/3 of undergraduate college students admit to plagiarism, and 43% admit to cheating on written assignments or tests. (Source: plagiarism.org) Remember that it is often the high-achieving students who cheat, not necessarily the students at risk of failing your course. Make sure you are consistent in addressing the behavior - regardless of whether you like the student or whether he/she is a "good" student or not.
Efforts can be made to educate students on the academic standards, minimize opportunities for academic dishonesty, and reduce the likelihood that a student will attempt to be dishonest in your course. Many students choose dishonesty because they see it as a shortcut amid all of their other life responsibilities. If they think they can get away with it, they are likely to try it. However, there are some measures you can take to deter it:
Join us for a round table discussion about Academic Dishonesty. We will discuss our processes, talk about class scenarios and answer any questions you may have regarding this topic.
Lunch will be provided for the first 15 participants.
Admission and Additional Details
- Joann Chang, Director for CIE
- (928) 344-7560