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April 20, 2015



Copy/Paste/Culture: Plagiarism Education Week at K-State Libraries

By Sarah McGreer Hoyt

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How can an institution's culture promote integrity? What trends in students' lives influence instances of plagiarism on campus?

Learn the answers to these questions and more at a series of free, 45-minute webinars April 20-23 at K-State Libraries.

K-State Libraries will recognize Plagiarism Education Week by offering faculty, students an online portal to Copy/Paste/Culture, Turnitin's 2015 Plagiarism Education Week conference. The conference examines how current global trends are affecting our values, especially those related to education.

No registration is required. Attend one or all of the webinars.

For more information, contact Rebel Cummings-Sauls, director of the Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship, at rebelcs@k-state.edu or 785-532-7417.

  • Changing Culture to Promote Integrity: Why Progress Is Possible
    Noon Monday, April 20, in 301 Hale Library
    Presented by David Callahan, author of "The Cheating Culture: Why More Americans Are Doing Wrong to Get Ahead" 
    Join via Zoom from PC, Mac, iOS or Android
  • A Student-Centered Culture: Promoting Integrity One Conversation at a Time
    3 p.m. Monday, April 20, in 301 Hale Library
    Presented by Michael Goodwin, academic integrity coordinator at Kennesaw State University
    Join via Zoom from PC, Mac, iOS or Android 
  • Narcissism and Extrinsic Values: Understanding Student Trends that Impact Plagiarism and Cheating
    Noon Tuesday, April 21, in 301 Hale Library
    Presented by Jean Twenge, author of "The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement"
    Join via Zoom from PC, Mac, iOS or Android 
  • Wikipedia in the Classroom: Authority, Trust, and Information Literacy
    3 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in 301 Hale Library
    Presented by LiAnna Davis, director of programs at Wiki Education Foundation
    Join via Zoom from PC, Mac, iOS or Android 
  • Improvisation and Plagiarism: Fostering a Culture of Creativity
    Noon Wednesday, April 22, in 301 Hale Library
    Presented by Teresa Fishman, director of the International Center for Academic Integrity, ICAI
    Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android
  • The Cultural Implications of Contract Cheating
    3 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, in 301 Hale Library
    Presented by Tricia Bertram Gallant, director of Academic Integrity at UC San Diego
    Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android 
  • Decisions on Deadline: A 21st Century Gaming Approach to Teach Plagiarism and Ethics
    Noon Thursday, April 23, in 301 Hale Library
    Presented by Samantha Grant and Brittney Shepherd, co-producers of "A Fragile Trust"
    Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android