Tag: Academic Integrity

Three ways to enhance academic integrity in your unit

The rapid move to online learning has left many students increasingly vulnerable to contract cheating companies. Here are three ways to deal with it.

/ 28 September, 2020

New Academic Integrity Taskforce

An Academic Integrity Taskforce (AITF) has been established to develop and operationalise a plan for the University’s approach to Academic Integrity.

/ 26 June, 2020
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In the time of COVID-19: What about academic integrity!?

The reaction to the COVID19 pandemic seeing a tectonic shift in the mix of assessment tasks - what are the implications for academic integrity?

/ 22 April, 2020
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Fostering academic literacy and integrity through Turnitin

Do you find the Originality reports difficult to interpret? Allowing students to see Originality Reports before submitting helps them to understand that there’s more to a Turnitin report than the similarity percentage score.

/ 16 September, 2019
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PACE Community of Practice: Principles-based thinking to guide decision-making for research ethics & PACE

The updated National Statement and the Australian Code are guidance documents setting out principles for research ethics and integrity. How can we use these documents to guide ethical research practice and governance in the PACE program?

/ 21 June, 2019
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Want to reduce plagiarism among your students? Get them to play this game!

Educators can use gamification to keep students motivated when delivering potentially dry content: check out Amanda's academic integrity boardgame!

/ 28 March, 2019
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The New Academic Integrity Module: Shining The Spotlight On Principles And Practice

The new Academic Integrity Policy encourages all students and staff to complete the Academic Integrity Module. This new module takes around one hour to work through and builds awareness of academic integrity principles and practice at Macquarie.

/ 31 July, 2018

Requesting And Managing Requests To View Turnitin Papers

Are you ever marking a paper that has a similarity overlap with another paper? Or have you ever received an email from someone else wanting to view a paper submitted to your unit? Here's some guidance on what to do.

/ 31 May, 2018
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5 Practical Ideas To Prevent Ghostwriting

In response to Rebecca's great article on Contract Cheating and this week's Academic Integrity workshops, I reflect on why students are drawn to ghostwriting and, most importantly, what we can do about it.

/ 2 May, 2018