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An insight into Academic Misconduct

Presenter: Sian Stronach

Institution: University of South Wales


Format: Seminar/Group Discussion : a session sharing experiences among participants, perhaps with a brief presentation at the start.

Second Presenter: Maggie New, Academic Registrar, Northumbria University

A presentation on academic misconduct, the different ways students cheat, such as plagiarism, collusion, contract cheating, falsification, recycling in assignments and cheating in exams. We will also be looking at the way academics respond to the different types of misconduct, the way the students are dealt with through meetings and panels, and cases that may be referred to the OIA. There will also be an exercise where we would like to discuss what Universities can do to avoid so many cases of Academic Misconduct.


People who deal with Academic Misconduct Cases