30-minute Webcast

Building a Community Around Integrity

Whether it's Wikipedia or crowd-sourced answer websites, it is by now no surprise that students are taking advantage of the immediacy of information online. More than just that though, they are incorporating the information they find in their papers in ways that are short of appropriate (also not surprisingly). How do we start to tackle this ethical elephant? What are some strategies for engaging students in building a community around the ethical use of information they find online?

In this session we share tips and best practices for enlisting students in building a community of integrity.


Gill Rowell

Gill Rowell is currently the Academic Advisor for PlagiarismAdvice.org. She previously worked as a Team Librarian at Northumbria University Library in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK where she completed her Masters’ degree in Information and Library Management. In 2002 she joined Plagiarism Advisory Service (funded by JISC, the Joint Information Systems Committee), the forerunner of PlagiarismAdvice.org. Gill is particularly interested in assisting students to develop effective information handling skills to enable them to make considered and ethical use of electronic resources in their studies.

Jason Chu

Jason Chu is Education Director for Turnitin. His focus is on working to build resources for educators, and his personal passion is to find better ways to enhance student achievement.  He will be moderating this webinar.

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