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International Plagiarism Conference Reaches Record Registrations

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International Plagiarism Conference Reaches Record Registrations PR Newswire NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, England, July 5, 2012 - More than 250 scholars to share current research on academic integrity at international conference NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, England, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The following event is being announced
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International Plagiarism Conference Reaches
Record Registrations
PR Newswire
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, England, July 5, 2012
- More than 250 scholars to share current research on academic integrity at
international conference
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, England
,
July 5, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- The
following event is being announced by iParadigms:
The 5th International Plagiarism Conference is nearing its registration
maximum as leading academics plan to convene from
July 16-18
at The Sage
Gateshead in Newscastle upon Tyne. Presented by PlagiarismAdvice.org, this
year's conference celebrates 10 years of providing academic institutions and
organizations worldwide with the latest research on plagiarism trends,
research, and innovative approaches to handling issues of academic integrity.
The conference's featured keynote speakers reflect the reach that issues of
plagiarism and academic integrity have across disciplines, borders and
institutions:
Dr. Virginia Barbour, Chair of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
Dr. Tara Brabazon, Professor of Creative Media and Head of Photography and
Creative Media at the University of
Bolton, UK
Dr. Tracey Bretag, Director: Global Experience Program, Division of Business,
University of
South Australia
Kirby Ferguson, noted
New York
-based writer and filmmaker
Jonathan Zittrain, internationally-known cyber law scholar and writer, Harvard
University
In addition to the keynotes, the conference will feature more than 50
presentations by teachers and scholars from 15 countries. Attendees may
choose from session topics such as the challenges of addressing plagiarism,
proven strategies for encouraging students to produce rewarding and original
academic work, and institutional approaches and developments in the use of
plagiarism detection technologies.
"With the 5th International Conference, we've sought to focus attention on
fostering student learning and to call for a more global and diverse perspective
on the issues pertaining to teaching students about plagiarism and academic
integrity," said Will Murray of PlagiarismAdvice.org.
The Higher Education Academy (HEA) is a Gold sponsor of the event. "With their
focus on enhancing the student learning experience through excellence in
teaching and learning, HEA is the perfect partner for this conference," added
Murray.
For more information about the HEA, visit http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/.
For more information about the Conference including a list of the full abstracts,
visit: http://www.plagiarismadvice.co.uk/conference/plagiarism-conference-
2012/welcome.
To register, please visit http://ipc5.eventbrite.com/.
About the Plagiarism Conference
With its first international conference in 2004, PlagiarismAdvice.org has been at
the center of bringing together teachers and academics worldwide to discuss
research on plagiarism and academic integrity, and to share approaches for
creating opportunities to conduct authentic assessment of student learning. For
more information about the Plagiarism Conference and PlagiarismAdvice.org,
please visit: http://www.plagiarismadvice.org/.
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