How can promoting academic integrity improve learning outcomes for students? (20-Minute Mentor)

How can promoting academic integrity improve learning outcomes for students? (20-Minute Mentor)

In this 20-minute session, you’ll come away with expert strategies from Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, Penn State University, The Teaching Professor a world-renowned teaching and learning specialist that will move students toward becoming effective learners with integrity, allowing them to pursue understanding, learn from failures, and continue learning for life.

Program Outline

  • Preventing cheating.
  • Promoting academic integrity – with in-class discussions (in-person and synchronous), online exchanges, and comment to students individually and in small groups.
  • Talk about those who enable cheating.
  • Focus on how cheating hurts those who don’t.
  • Focus on how what happens in a course is a shared responsibility.
  • Explain the role of academic integrity within the academy.
  • Promote academic integrity by example – show students what it looks like when a professional has it and does it.

How to access the video in 20-Minute Mentor Commons

  1. Follow the steps to log into 20-Minute Mentor Commons (CELT provides an institutional membership)
  2. Once you are on the dashboard, locate the search bar.
  3. Enter the title, “How can promoting academic integrity improve learning outcomes for students?” and click Search.
  4. Watch the video, download notes, and more.