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  1. Plagiarism: providing strategies to address the issues - a one-day workshop at EEF, Sheffield Plagiarism - 24 May 2006

  2. Plagiarism: providing strategies to address the issues - Welcome and Introduction Dr. Simon Steiner Academic Advisor Plagiarism - 24 May 2006

  3. Plagiarism: providing strategies to address the issues Aims: • To stimulate discussion of possible strategies for detecting and coping with the issues of plagiarism • To provide a forum for hearing of the latest thinking on assessment of students’ work • To discuss problems and issues as experienced by attendees • To engage with, and learn from, exemplars from the excellent community of practice in addressing plagiarism Plagiarism - 24 May 2006

  4. Plagiarism: providing strategies to address the issues Programme 10.30 – 11.00 Arrival and coffee 11.00 – 11.20 Welcome and introduction 11.20 – 12.30 Strategies in assessment 12.30 – 13.30 Lunch 13.30 – 14.00 The diversity of plagiarism 14.00 – 14.40 Approaches to detecting and coping with plagiarism 14.40 – 15.45 Case examples in dealing with plagiarism 15.45 – 16.00 The future for plagiarism 16.00 Close Plagiarism - 24 May 2006

  5. Housekeeping • Fire exits • Refreshments • Toilets • Mobile Phones Plagiarism - 24 May 2006

  6. Created in January 2000 as part of the LTSN 24 subject centres Engineering Subject Centre • Became part of the HE Academy in 2004 • Funded to 2009 • Broader remit Plagiarism - 24 May 2006

  7. What is EngSC?(formerly LTSN Engineering) Plagiarism - 24 May 2006

  8. What does the Engineering Subject Centre provide to its community? • The aims of the Centre are to provide: • Information, advice, support ….. • Networking, brokering, sharing ….. • Promoting good practice and innovation • Development and recognition …. • Professional development … • Development of research in engineering pedagogy Plagiarism - 24 May 2006

  9. Information, advice, support ….. … on curriculum development, learning, teaching and student assessment. Website [www.engsc.ac.uk] • key communications medium • news and events • activities and networks Resources [www.engsc.ac.uk/er/resources/index.asp] • Guides; Briefing Papers; case studies; materials for new lecturers; book, video and software reviews • All freely available in our Resource Database Enquiries • Contact us on issues in learning and teaching Plagiarism - 24 May 2006

  10. Networking, brokering, sharing ….. • UK Engineering HE Community: [www.engsc.ac.uk/an/contacts/index.asp] • ~250 Departments in 100 HE Institutions • professional bodies and networks: [www.engsc.ac.uk/an/engnetworks/index.asp] • Strong brokerage role between national bodies and engineering in HE (e.g. ECUK, EPC, Royal Academy of Engineering etc.) • national/international networks (e.g. FDF, TREE) • other subject centres and the HE Academy [www.heacademy.ac.uk/] • generic organisations (e.g. F4F) • students • academic support staff Plagiarism - 24 May 2006

  11. Promoting good practice and innovation … in learning and teaching in engineering. • newsletter, translate, 3 times a year • 1200 on mailing list • fortnightly e-bulletin • 700 on email list • visits to engineering departments • Departmental Contacts • 86% Departments at 90% HE Institutions [www.engsc.ac.uk/an/contacts/index.asp] • receive and disseminate news, information, resources, • organise bespoke events, visits, meetings, • be our point of contact Plagiarism - 24 May 2006

  12. Development and recognition …. …of good practice and innovation in learning and teaching in engineering. • funding opportunities [www.engsc.ac.uk/us/fundopps/index.asp] • Mini-Projects (£3500) • Special Interest Groups (£1500) • Teaching Awards • working with Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning [www.engsc.ac.uk/an/cetl/index.asp] Plagiarism - 24 May 2006

  13. Professional development … ….. providing discipline based opportunities. • programme of workshops for engineering academics on key topics • Engineering Education Conference July 2006 • New Lecturers’ Workshop • working with HE Academy, professional bodies and institutional staff developers Plagiarism - 24 May 2006

  14. Development of research in engineering pedagogy • increasing understanding and awareness • commissioning new research • promoting research – new journal Engineering Education: the Journal of the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre [www.engsc.ac.uk/journal/index.htm] Plagiarism - 24 May 2006