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2012 International Plagiarism Conference – programme now available

Conference Date: 16 to 18 July 2012
Location: Sage Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

The 2012 International Plagiarism Conference celebrates ten years of pioneering research in promoting approaches to authentic assessment which place the student at the heart of the learning process.

The conference programme is now available,  including keynote presentations from Dr Tracey Bretag, Dr Virginia Barbour, Dr Tara Brabazon, Kirby Ferguson, and Jonathan Zittrain.

Preventing and Detecting Plagiarism: An FE Perspective

Thursday 24 May 2012, 10.45 – 15.15
Vision West Notts, Ransom Hall, Mansfield

*Lunch will be supplied*

iParadigm would like to invite you to attend a unique FREE event to learn more about Turnitin and how it can be used as an effective tool in addressing plagiarism.  It is aimed at new and existing instructors within the further education sector to learn more about the benefits and features of Turnitin and share knowledge on how Turnitin has been adopted by existing users and awarding bodies. Guest speakers include Simon Birkett, Derby University & Luke Jenkins, EdExcel.

 This event will allow you to discuss the use of Turnitin within further education and be able to network/discuss with colleagues who have successfully adopted Turnitin to enhance teaching practice and plagiarism prevention.  

If you are interested in attending this event, please indicate this via the online registration form.

Representatives of Turnitin will be on hand to offer their guidance and expertise.

The deadline for registrations is 10 May 2012.

Institutional Policies and Procedures for Managing Student Plagiarism – Thursday 14 June 2012

ASKe (Assessment Standards Knowledge exchange) is delighted to announce its Sixth Plagiarism event will be held in conjunction with the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

This one day event will explore current issues and strategies for managing student plagiarism in higher education. It will focus on developing institutional approaches, policies and practice. There will be opportunities to discuss current concerns, share good practice and consider valuable developments.

Date: Thursday 14 June 2012
Time: 9.45am – 4.30pm
Venue: Wheatley Campus, Oxford Brookes University
Fee: £65 early bird (before Easter); £85 thereafter

Programme & Registration form: available at www.brookes.ac.uk/aske/events

ASKe – Sixth plagiarism event on Thursday 14 June 2012

ASKe (Assessment Standards Knowledge exchange) is delighted to announce its Sixth Plagiarism event will be held in conjunction with the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Date: Thursday 14 June 2012
Time: 9.45am – 4.30pm
Venue: Wheatley Campus, Oxford Brookes University
Fee: £65 early bird (before Easter); £85 thereafter

This one day event will explore current issues and strategies for managing student plagiarism in higher education. It will focus on developing institutional approaches, policies and practice. There will be opportunities to discuss current concerns, share good practice and consider valuable developments.

Supporting academic integrity: approaches and resources for higher education

The Academy JISC Academic Integrity Service has produced the publication Supporting academic integrity: approaches and resources for higher education, which will be of particular interest to lecturers, educational developers, student services managers or academic conduct officers who would like a better feel for the current issues relating to student plagiarism and associated concerns.

This guide is designed to provide ‘a bird’s-eye view’: to pull together key institutional approaches and resources that have been developed since 2000. It provides a valuable up-to-date selection of these, encouraging the sharing of best practice in the area of academic integrity.

The publication is available at: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/detail/ourwork/academicintegrity/Supporting_academic_integrity_approaches_and_resources_for_HE