Plagiarism Education Week 2015. Copy / Paste / Culture. April 20-24, 2015

Turnitin's 2015 Plagiarism Education Week conference examines how current global trends are affecting our values, especially those related to education, and proposes strategies on how we can address these challenges. Educational experts, passionate educators, and Turnitin All-Stars will share their perspectives, lessons, and research.
Participate in the conversation: #integrity2015

Certificates of Participation are provided to attendees of each free, 45-minute live session.
All attendees are eligible for a daily drawing of $100 toward the project of their choice on DonorsChoose.org.

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2015 Session Agenda


Monday, April 20 at 10am PT

Changing Culture to Promote Integrity: Why Progress Is Possible

During this session with the author of The Cheating Culture: Why More Americans Are Doing Wrong to Get Ahead, we will explore key drivers of the cheating culture and outline what it will take to dismantle that culture. It will examine cases where education institutions have changed how young people think and behave—and how these lessons can be applied to promoting integrity.

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David Callahan

Featuring
David Callahan



Monday, April 20 at 1pm PT

A Student-Centered Culture:
Promoting Integrity One Conversation at a Time

In matters relating to academic integrity, Michael Goodwin, Academic Integrity Coordinator at Kennesaw State University, creates a student-centered culture at his institution to better improve student engagement and cooperation with the process. Learn how an emphasis on proactive outreach, multi-partial advocates in disciplinary conferences, and building student-centered academic integrity hearings help students become better equipped to take responsibility for their actions.

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Michael Goodwin

Featuring
Michael Goodwin



Tuesday, April 21 at 10am PT

Narcissism and Extrinsic Values:
Understanding Student Trends that Impact Plagiarism and Cheating

Join us for a session with Jean M. Twenge, Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University, and author of more than 100 scientific publications and "The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement." We will discuss her research on narcissism and discuss how to understanding current students' mindsets as a way to help guide them toward academic integrity.

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Jean Twenge

Featuring
Jean Twenge



Tuesday, April 21 at 1pm PT

Wikipedia in the Classroom:
Authority, Trust, and Information Literacy

In this session, LiAnna Davis from the Wiki Education Foundation will explain best practices and strategies for using Wikipedia as a teaching tool. In contributing content to Wikipedia, students gain skills in media literacy, fact-based writing, research, collaboration, and critical thinking.

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LiAnna Davis

Featuring
LiAnna Davis



Wednesday, April 22 at 10am PT

Improvisation and Plagiarism:
Fostering a Culture of Creativity

Join us for an engaging session with Teddi Fishman, Director of the International Center for Academic Integrity. She will share how to promote a culture of creativity through improv exercises in the classroom along with role-play workshops designed to help students understand what is "original" and why the strategic use of others' ideas is an important and valued intellectual skill and exercise.

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Teresa Fishman

Featuring
Teresa (Teddi) Fishman



Wednesday, April 22 at 1pm PT

The Cultural Implications of Contract Cheating

In this session, we'll walk through the cultural implications of contract cheating with Tricia Bertram Gallant, Director of Academic Integrity at UC San Diego. We will discuss both how culture affects the spread of contract cheating and how its presence is affecting the culture of education and students as we speak. Lastly, Bertram Gallant will provide some key takeaways for educators and educational institutions who wish to stem the tide and minimize the damage to our educational system.

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Tricia Bertram Gallant

Featuring
Tricia Bertram Gallant



Thursday, April 23 at 10am PT

Decisions on Deadline: A 21st Century Gaming Approach to Teach Plagiarism and Ethics

Join Samantha Grant and Brittney Shepherd, the award-winning filmmakers of A Fragile Trust and creators of Decisions on Deadline, as they share a game that combines journalism, ethics, and student choices.

Find out how this game and a free lesson plan developed by its creators can better equip your students to process ethical decisions they may encounter in their professional lives. Discuss strategies to help engage 21st century students in thoughtful discussions about plagiarism, ethics, and the value of original work

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Brittney Shepard

Brittney Shepard

Samantha Grant

Samantha Grant



Friday, April 24 at 10am PT

Create/Lead/Culture: Integrity Strategies for Students

The pressures of competition and peer culture can certainly stand in the way of students who want to have successful–and honest–academic careers.

Join guest panelists David Callahan, David Wangaard, Jennifer Schroeder and Stephen Kuntz for Plagiarism Education Week 2015’s concluding session as they discuss practical strategies students and schools can use to build a culture of academic integrity.

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PANEL DISCUSSION:

David Callahan

David Wangaard

Jennifer Schroeder

Stephen Kuntz

Sean Tupa



 


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Plagiarism Education Week Archives




2014: Webcasts On-Demand


How to Keep Your Job, Not Lose Your Reputation, Avoid Getting Sued, and Not Kill People

Featuring Kelleen Flaherty, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

This session explores how a "plagiarism habit," even if "unintentional" can have serious ramifications and consequences in the real, post academic world.

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Student Online Research and Critical Thinking: Wikipedia in Education

Featuring Jake Orlowitz, Wikipedia

During this session, you'll gain insight into Wikipedia's founding pillars, the free knowledge movement, and Wikipedia's own internal debates and challenges, particularly when used in an educational setting.

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Harnessing the Power of Choice and "Teachable Moments"in the Development of Integrity

Featuring Teddi Fishman, International Center for Academic Integrity

This session will identify strategies for helping students learn to make informed choices about academic integrity and suggest ways to make the best use of teachable moments"when they choose incorrectly.

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Engaging Arguments: Research and Writing in the Digital Age

Featuring Linda Friedrich, Ph.D.

This session discusses how students use technology to write and highlights how the National Writing Project is working with teachers to help students build critical research skills and writing abilities.

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Tweets from the French Revolution? Using What Students Know to Promote Original Work and Critical Thinking

Featuring Daniel Velasco, Ph.D.

This session demonstrates the power of connecting students to what is familiar in order to create new knowledge and stimulate critical thinking skills.

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Glimpsing the Future in the Present: Surveying Trendlines in Education and Technology

Featuring Dr. Bryan Alexander, National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education

This presentation surveys trendlines in education and technology, and examines the crisis of higher education, as shown in the findings from an ongoing research initiative.

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"I Plagiarized My Child's Birth": From Extreme Plagiarism to Contextualized Understanding

Featuring Audrey Wick, Blinn College

This session discusses how instructors and institutions can decrease plagiarism, increase student accountability, and improve critical thinking through contextualized examples.

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Survival of the Fittest: Adapting Methodologies for Successful Plagiarism Discussions

Featuring Jennifer Schroeder, Millikin University

This session illustrates how instructors can help incoming college students' understanding of plagiarism evolve as they craft their first college research papers.

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IRAC, Therefore I Write

Featuring Dennis Kessinger, National University

This session will show how the IRAC approach (Issue, Rule, Analysis, and Conclusion) can help students of any discipline to thrive both analytically and academically.

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College, Critical Thinking and the Cheating Business

Featuring Dave Tomar, Author of "The Shadow Scholar"

In this session, we discuss increased reliance on academic ghostwriters to help students with their written assignments—across educational levels and disciplines.

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2013: Webcasts On-Demand


Teaching Originality Creativity and Critical Thinking

Featuring Kelly McBride, The Poynter Institute

How do students define "originality" in a generation that is always on, connected, and sharing, thanks to the web and mobile technology? We discuss how educators can encourage more creative, engaged, and original thought from their students.

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Students and Plagiarism: Exploring the Disconnect Between Morals and Behavior

Featuring Jason Stephens, Author

Hosted by Stephens, author of "Educating Citizens" and "Creating a Culture of Academic Integrity," we explore the disconnect between moral understanding and motivation by looking at plagiarism from the student perspective.

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The Plagiarism Spectrum Drill Down on Five Types of Plagiarism

Featuring Renee Swensen, Saddleback College

We examine the Top Five types of plagiarism (both intentional and unintentional), highlighting specific examples from a recent survey and presenting strategies for improving student awareness.

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Responding to Plagiarism: Lesson Plans and Strategies

Featuring Lynn Lampert, California State University

Author Lynn Lampert provides useful tools to combat the copy/paste culture. Instructors of all levels will leave with effective plagiarism teaching tools, from lesson plans to rubrics.

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Policy to Practice: Developing Effective Academic Integrity Policies

Featuring Teresa Fishman, director of ICAI

This webcast examines how institutions are using academic integrity policies to successfully guide student academic conduct in a time when the classroom and instruction is rapidly changing.

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