Time for a Jump Start? Teaching and Learning Fund at the GMCTL

Feeling stuck? Even though good ideas for change are exciting and energizing, sometimes they sit still or do not progress.  Common reasons include: Working at it sporadically or “off the side of your desk” Attending to more urgent or pressing issues Being at (or beyond) your limit in terms of projects and things to do…

Syllabus Links to Academic Misconduct Regulations: Necessary but not Sufficient

The syllabus describes the course, outlines the requirements, and sets the expectations.  Important expectations relate to academic integrity, and ensuring academic misconduct is avoided. Updated Template at USask The University’s syllabus template has recently updated some of the standard information related to academic integrity.  See page 6 of 8 of the templates, available here.   Students…

Using Case Studies to Teach about Academic Integrity

It is a common and effective practice to contexualize academic integrity for students using clear and relevant cases that bring home the relevance and applicability of these principles in and beyond the classroom. Cases from Current Events and/or Professional Practice Make the connections of the case to learning and assessment explicit, otherwise students may not…

What’s happening with Academic Integrity in Manitoba?

In Manitoba, a network of academic integrity educators, scholars, and faculty has been in existence since 2019. On May 6, they had their annual meeting in a virtual format–free of charge, involving over 140 participants, and hosted by Red River College. In a panel that included students, staff, faculty and academic leaders, points about the…