Open Educational Resources to Promote Academic Integrity

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Time: 9 to 10:30 am

Format: Virtual

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Description

This interactive panel discussion on Open Educational Resources (OERs) to Promote Academic Integrity will explore and respond to questions such as: 

  1. What are some of the best practices, approaches or strategies to teach academic integrity?  
  2. What kind of OERs are available for a post-secondary audience and how do they respond to research in this area? 
  3. How can Indigenous pedagogy inform academic integrity conversations and promote a culturally relevant way of learning?  

The panellists will offer direction on discussing academic integrity and designing assignments that cultivate a disciplinary and institutional understanding. The session will include a Q&A. 

About the speakers

opening remarks

Dr. Rehan Sadiq

Provost and Vice-President, Academic
UBC Okanagan

Moderator

Dr. Anita Chaudhuri

Assistant Professor of Teaching, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
Faculty Advisor on Academic Integrity
UBC Okanagan

Anita Chaudhuri is an Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Department of English and Cultural Studies at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus (UBCO). Her research in the areas of identity construction of language learners and their development in writing and communication has been published in academic journals such as TESOL Quarterly, BC TEAL Journal, and Writing & Pedagogy. She is UBCO’s Faculty Advisor on Academic Integrity, chairs the EDI sub-committee for STLHE’s Contract Cheating and Academic Integrity Committee, and supports the development of an educative approach in this area.

Panellists

Dr. Kerrie Charnley

Assistant Professor of Teaching, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies 
UBC Okanagan

Dr. Kerrie Charnley has a PhD in Language and Literacy Education from the University of British Columbia. She is Coast Salish from Katzie First Nation and over the past 17 years has taught courses in Indigenous Education, Literature, and Health at UBC, SFU, and the Institute for Indigenous Governance (NVIT). Dr Charnley is the lead applicant for an ALT-2040 project, Kʷu cyʕap: A tmixʷ-Centered, Land-based Indigenous Writing Guide.


Dr. Sarah Eaton

Professor of Education, Werklund School of Education
University of Calgary

Sarah Elaine Eaton, PhD, is an associate professor at the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada. Dr. Eaton is an award-winning educator, researcher, and leader. She leads transdisciplinary research teams focused on academic integrity and ethics in higher education. She is regularly invited by the media to provide expert commentary on academic misconduct. Dr. Eaton also holds a concurrent appointment as an Honorary Associate Professor, Deakin University, Australia.


Dr. Rahul Kumar

Assistant Professor, Educational Studies, Faculty of Education
Brock University

Dr. Rahul Kumar serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Studies at Brock University. With expertise in academia and IT, Dr. Kumar is known for his work in integrating artificial intelligence, academic integrity and ethics in education. Before his academic tenure, he managed Computer Services, evaluating educational technologies for K-12 and higher education. Rahul Kumar is an active member of professional educational associations and has authored publications on policy analysis, international education, academic integrity in the age of artificial intelligence, and the challenges of higher education in the COVID-19 era. He is a big proponent of creative commons and open access.


Dr. Salim Razi

Associate Professor, English Language Teaching Program
Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University (COMU), Turkey

Dr.Salim Razı is an associate professor at the English Language Teaching Programme of Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University (COMU), Türkiye. He is the Founder Director of the COMU Centre for Academic Integrity. He served as a Board member of the European Network for Academic Integrity. He developed the ‘transparent academic writing rubric’ and struggles to prevent plagiarism through the ‘anonymous multi-mediated writing model’, for which he was awarded the Turnitin Global Innovation Award and listed as a good practice by the Australian Government Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency. He is the co-founder of AMEA Integrity and the coordinator Facing Academic Integrity Threats (FAITH)” project. He has published widely on academic integrity in System (1 & 2), SAGE Open, International Journal for Educational Integrity, Journal of Academic Ethics, Education and Information Technologies, International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education, and Times Higher Education. He received the ENAI Outstanding Member Award


Photo of Jordan Stouck — Woman with shoulder-length blond hair wearing a light grey blazer and patterned shirt.

Dr. Jordan Stouck

Associate Professor of Teaching, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies 
UBC Okanagan

Jordan Stouck is an Associate Professor of Teaching in the Faculty of Critical and Creative Studies at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. She has taught composition for the past eighteen years at both UBC and the University of Lethbridge, and is the co-author of two Canadian editions of the composition textbook, Writing Today, as well as articles on writing studies and decolonization. She is grateful to be a guest on Syilx territory. Current projects include the ALT-2040 funded project, Communications and Rhetoric Certificate and Minor, which develops programming in that area, and collaboration on Dr. Kerrie Charnley’s Kʷu cyʕap: A tmixʷ-Centered, Land-based Indigenous Writing Guide.

 

Closing remarks

Donna Langille

Community Engagement and Open Education Librarian
The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus