Monday, January 22, 2007

Next week (Jan. 29 to Feb. 2) is Writing it Right Week at the U of S, during which the University Secretary's Office is sponsoring a series of presentations about academic honesty and integrity. All sessions will be held in the Neatby-Timlin Theatre, Room 241 Arts, and intended for undergrads, grad students, and faculty.

Monday, January 29, 12:30-2pm. Keynote Address: Just Remember These Three Things. Dr. Charles Lipson, University of Chicago. (Several universities are now distributing his book, Doing Honest Work in College, to all of their first-year students. Click here to see his website.

Tuesday, January 30, 1:00 to 2:30 pm: “On My Honour” Do we need an Honour Code at the
U of S?" A panel discussion with faculty and students about whether having an Honour Code here would benefit students and instructors.

Wednesday, January 31, 12:30 to 2 pm: "Copyright, Plagiarism & Academic Integrity", presented by Tom Roberts of the Industry Liaison Office. (This session is said to be particularly useful for graduate students and supervisors.)

Thursday, February 1, 1:00 to 2:30 pm: "How to Write an Essay using the Internet", presented by Susan Murphy, Library. (This session is aimed at first-year and second-year students).

Friday, February 2, 12:30 to 2 pm: "Crossing the Line: Student Stories. Did they do it wrong? You be the judge." Watch and discuss as U of S drama students deal with "typical" student situations.