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Academic Integrity Spring 2014

Talk about Integrity…

So. I really REALLY believe in academic and personal integrity. Which means citing your sources, so your readers, if they are interested, can explore and decide for themselves instead of just being spoon-fed your interpretation. This is why tonight’s GEDI discussion about Parker Palmer’s article (link here) truly annoyed me. We were discussing the ethics of a medical case based…

ASEE Code of Ethics

As a student in the Engineering Education department, I have joined the American Society of Engineering Education. This professional organization promotes excellence in engineering education and has a statement of ethics. I find myself agreeing with much of the statement (teachers should educate their students about ethical issues that they may face now and in the future as engineers), but…

Graduate Student Authorship

I am very grateful for he opportunities I have at VT in terms of writing articles and getting authorship credit. Although nothing has actually been published (yet), I have worked on a couple of papers that were ultimately withdrawn from the conferences that they were accepted to do to limited time for rewrites. And that’s ok; it’s my first year…

“The Lab”

As part of my Academic Integrity course, I had the opportunity to work my way through what amounted to a “Choose Your Own Adventure” movie, playing the role of a graduate student, a postdoc, a faculty member who leads a lab, and a research integrity officer. For those who have never had a chance to step back and consider what…