Dr Jasmine Thomas | Associate Director (Academic Integrity), University of Southern Queensland
Renee Desmarchelier | Director (Microcredential Unit), University of Southern Queensland
In this video, we chat with Dr Jasmine Thomas and Renee Desmarchelier about their respective roles at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), in building and sustaining an ecosystem to tackle academic misconduct and supporting the staff carrying out this vital work.
Jasmine and Renee shed light on USQ’s Academic Integrity Unit as a centrally-led unit to provide holistic strategic direction, and explore the multifaceted stakeholder dynamics at play.
Specialising in contract cheating detection and investigation, Jasmine and Renee explain the Academic Integrity Unit’s dual responsibility for capacity-building at the institution; especially as a high-stakes area of education that involves much emotional labour.
How can institutions establish an ecosystem that fully engages academic and professional staff in combating academic misconduct while preserving staff and student wellbeing? Watch the video to get Jasmine and Renee’s advice.
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