Monthly Archives: November 2017

Week 10: Professional Ethics of the Acoustical Society of America

I am a student in the department of Mechanical Engineering and my research is focused on acoustics. For this post I chose to look at the ethics that the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) publishes on their website. The ethical … Continue reading

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week 9: Copyright Issues

After reading the article Copyright law affects course readings it really made me consider the way that we use material in courses and the considerations that teachers need to employ when they present copyrighted material to their class. In general I have … Continue reading

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Week 8: Final Project

Open access is a concept that I had not really thought about until becoming a graduate student. I remember struggling to find articles that I had access to as an undergraduate student and just assuming that pay walls were part … Continue reading

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Week 7: Authorship

After watching the TED Talk by Ausitn Kleon, Steal Like An Artist I felt like he did a great job of presenting the issues that accompany authorship. Near the end of his talk he presents two slides that I think really exemplify … Continue reading

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Week 6: Ethics of University Rankings

After reading the resources about citation methods and tools in this weeks module, I started looking for some recent news articles about citation issues in academia. What ended up catching my interest was an article in The Chronicle of Higher … Continue reading

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Week 5: Academic Fraud and Collegiate Sports

The following post is written in response to the following articles: Jeremy Bauer-Wolf: Inside Higher Ed: NCAA: No Academic Violations at UNC Marc Tracy: New York Times: N.C.A.A.: North Carolina Will Not Be Punished for Academic Scandal There was an interesting decision … Continue reading

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Week 4: Graduate Honor System

After reading through the Virginia Tech Graduate Honor System policies and also some of the other documents about the policy, I found that overall the policy makes a lot of sense and I feel that it does a good job … Continue reading

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