I’m excited to tell you about a new research project I am working on.
This project investigates how instructors, teaching assistants (TA’s) and administrators perceive and act upon cases of plagiarism or in the Werklund School of Education (WSE) at the University of Calgary. Academic dishonesty continues to present a major problem in higher education.
The WSE “Process for Reporting and Responding to Plagiarism” will be used as a tool to engage participants in focus groups and interviews to facilitate dialogue on the topic of academic integrity.
I have the privilege of working with four fabulous research assistants on this project. To the right is a photo of our research team.
Recommendations will be provided as part of the final report.
Here’s a research brief I wrote on the project:
Eaton, S. E. (2016). Investigating academic integrity in the Werklund School of Education: Process, policy and perceptions: Research Project Brief. Calgary: University of Calgary. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1880/51764
Funding for this study was provided by the University of Calgary Werklund School of Education Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Grant.
- New article:”Comparative Analysis of Institutional Policy Definitions of Plagiarism: A Pan-Canadian University Study” http://wp.me/pNAh3-1LD
- Training Manual for Research Assistants http://wp.me/pNAh3-1Me
- Plagiarism Workshop for Hokkaido University of Education Exchange Students http://wp.me/pNAh3-1Nn
- Plagiarism workshop for faculty http://wp.me/pNAh3-1NS
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Sarah Elaine Eaton is a faculty member in the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada.