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Increase Learning While Reducing Cheating

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

Research shows that cheating behavior is linked, not to individual students, but to the environment in which those students are learning. This is good news, because it means you can actually reduce cheating in your classes. The additional good news is that the ways to decrease academic dishonesty are directly linked to methods for increasing deep learning. Come find out more about how to develop classes and assignments that motivate students to learn rather than cheat. During the workshop, you will have the opportunity to begin to redesign an assignment or course to better align with the principles reviewed during the workshop, drawn from James Lang’s book “Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty.”

Facilitated by Jen Garrett-Ostermiller, Center for Teaching and Learning and Deanna Garrett-Ostermiller, Assistant Director for Academic Integrity, UVM Center for Student Conduct.

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Details

Date:
August 13
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

303 Howe Library
VT

Organizer

Jen Garrett-Ostermiller
Email:
Jennifer.Garrett-Ostermiller@uvm.edu