Academic Integrity Month October

Academic Integrity Month features a variety of activities, workshops and events designed to get everyone thinking about how to act with integrity in and outside of the university. This is your chance to become familiar with resources, policies and supports, and to gain the skills you need to master your education, your work and your life.

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Academic Integrity Video (Part 1) Academic Integrity Video (Part 2)

Neil John Maclean Library Pop-Up Table

Wednesday, October 24 from 11:00am - 1:00pm
Located: Brodie Atrium, Bannatyne Campus

Stop by our table in the Brodie Atrium to learn more about Library resources, workshops, and tools to help you maintain your academic identity. Plus, take a stab at our citation contest and you could win a great prize pack.

Student Advocacy Booth

Monday, October 29 from 11:00am - 2:00pm (please note date change)
Located outside Elizabeth Dafoe Library, Fort Garry Campus

Come ask your questions about academic integrity, play a game, and enter a ballot to win a UM BookStore gift card!

 

Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students | Teaching Staff and Researchers


Undergraduate Student events:

Academic Writing Style

Tuesday, October 2, 12:30 - 2:00pm
409 Tier
Hosted by Academic Learning Centre

Register here: lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/3456051
Description: This workshop focuses on writing clearly, developing well organized paragraphs and developing essays that meet assignment instructions.

Using Sources in Academic Papers

Tuesday, October 9, 12:30 - 2:00pm
409 Tier
Hosted by the Academic Learning Centre
Register here: ib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/3456052

Description: This workshop clarifies the use of quotations, paraphrases and summaries in APA style writing. The emphasis will be on how to process and present other writers’ work correctly, so that your writing meets academic integrity standards.

Ask an Advocate

Wednesday, October 10, 12:30 - 1:30pm
Migizii Agamik
Hosted by Student Advocacy

Come drop by the academic integrity booth in Migizii Agamik to ask any questions you have related to academic integrity and students rights/responsibilities. You will also have the opportunity to complete a ballot to enter a prize draw for a UM BookStore gift card!

Academics in Canada Sessions

Hosted by the International Centre

Undergraduate student sessions:

  • Wednesday, October 17th: 12:45 - 1:30pm (Room 217 University Centre (GSA Lounge))
  • Thursday, October 18th: 11:45am - 12:30pm (Room 217 University Centre (GSA Lounge))

Description: This interactive session offered by the International Centre will allow new international students to discuss and learn about academic culture in Canada, both inside and outside of the classroom. International Student Advisors will review terminology at the University of Manitoba, and cover topics that are important for developing strategies to help you adjust to your studies here at the U of M. Undergraduate and graduate students should plan to attend one of the following sessions (both sessions will have the same content).

Registration in advance is not required. Sign-in will begin 15 minutes prior to the beginning of each session, but note that space in each session is limited. Please bring your student card with you.

Reassess Your Learning Strategies

Friday, October 26, 2018 2:30 - 3:30pm
313 Tier
Hosted by the Academic Learning Centre
Register here: lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/3456053

Description: Discover how to improve your academic performance after midterms.


Graduate students events:

Managing Your References with Mendeley

Thursday, October 4, 2018 12:00 - 1:00pm
Ross Lab, Room 232, Neil John Maclean Library (Bannatyne)
Register here: manitobagrad.hobsonsradius.com/ssc/eform/zBc078Gfx670x67f3Gal.ssc

Description: Do you struggle with organizing your PDFs? In this session students will learn how they can use this free, easy to use program to quickly organize all your PDF articles, generate bibliographies in a variety of citation styles and cite while you write.

Academics in Canada Sessions

Hosted by the International Centre

Graduate student sessions:

  • Wednesday, October 17th: 11:45am - 12:30pm (Room 217 UMSU University Centre (GSA Lounge))
  • Thursday, October 18th: 12:45 - 1:30pm (Room 217 UMSU University Centre (GSA Lounge))

Description: This interactive session offered by the International Centre will allow new international students to discuss and learn about academic culture in Canada, both inside and outside of the classroom. International Student Advisors will review terminology at the University of Manitoba, and cover topics that are important for developing strategies to help you adjust to your studies here at the U of M. Undergraduate and graduate students should plan to attend one of the following sessions (both sessions will have the same content).

Registration in advance is not required. Sign-in will begin 15 minutes prior to the beginning of each session, but note that space in each session is limited. Please bring your student card with you.

Mendeley: Beyond the Basics

Thursday, October 25, 2018 1:30 - 3:00pm
Sciences and Technology Library Computer Lab, Machray Hall
Register here: manitobagrad.hobsonsradius.com/ssc/eform/BazN8288k03m0x671wB71.ssc

Description: This session is intended for users who have been using Mendeley for a while and want to explore some of the more advanced features of Mendeley. Topics will include how to merge duplicate records, merging author names, importing RIS files, advanced search options and tagging. Some of the Mendeley Web features like Mendeley Groups and setting up Mendeley Papers to find full text will also be covered.


Teaching Staff and Researchers

Lunch Hour Workshop: Identifying Challenges in Writing Across Borders (Teaching Staff event)

Tuesday, October 9/18 – 12:00 - 1:00pm
233-65 Dafoe Road (the Centre classroom)
Hosted by the Centre for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning

Description: In this workshop, participants will explore how cultural diversity may influence students’ English academic writing in terms of preferences in rhetorical styles, initial tendency to use someone else’s words, and failures in constructing authorial identity. Afterwards, participants will be invited to consider and discuss strategies to support culturally diverse students’ success in academic writing.

Lunch Hour Workshop: Dealing with Matters Related to Academic Misconduct(Teaching Staff event)

Tuesday, October 16/18 – 12:00 - 1:00pm
233-65 Dafoe Road (the Centre classroom)
Hosted by the Centre for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning

Description: Despite the best efforts of instructors to prevent academic misconduct, there will be students who cheat, plagiarize, and engage in other dishonest academic behaviours. In this session, we will walk academic staff and administrators through a case of academic misconduct – from preparing allegations to the disciplinary hearing.

Managing Your Research Identity Using ORCID (Researcher event)

Thursday, October 18, 2018 – 12:00 - 1:00pm
Gold Lab; Elizabeth Dafoe Library, Fort Garry Campus
Hosted by the Libraries
Register here: lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/3462771

Description: ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is an international registry of persistent digital identifiers to connect authors and creators to all their research and scholarly works. The ORCID identifier helps to solve the problems of common names, misattributions, and multiple affiliations over a career. This workshop will help you get registered and start populating your ORCID account. We will also look at two other popular researcher identifiers that work with ORCID: Author Identifier from Scopus and ResearcherID that integrates with Web of Science.

Predatory Publishing (ONLINE) (Researcher event)

Tuesday, October 23 from 12:00 - 1:00pm
Register: https://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/3466149

This online session will focus on predatory publishers and their practices. Participants will be given an overview of the history and nature of predatory journals and publishers, a discussion of the problems associated with predatory practices, and tools to identify and avoid predatory journals. For more information about and a clear and comprehensive definition of predatory publishing check out these University of Manitoba Libraries videos: “What are predatory publishers?” and “Identifying predatory publishers”.

Planning for Publishing: Open Access and You (Researcher event)

Thursday, October 25th, 2018 – 12:00 - 1:00pm
Computer Lab; Sciences and Technology Library, Fort Garry Campus
Hosted by the Libraries
Register here: lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/3462773

Description: There is increasing emphasis put on the researcher to anticipate and/or plan for any funder or publisher requirements about open access publishing early in the research process. Knowing your choices early on in the research process can save you time, stress and money! Starting from open access-related considerations in data management plans, learn what open access choices are available, including journals, repositories and others; make practical and impactful choices for your research; and understand the issues there may be in navigating journal publishing stipulations and open access requirements.

Planning for Publishing: Open Access and You (Researcher event)

Friday, October 26th, 2018 – 12:00 - 1:00pm
Location – ONLINE
Hosted by the Libraries
Register here: lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/3462779

Description: There is increasing emphasis put on the researcher to anticipate and/or plan for any funder or publisher requirements about open access publishing early in the research process. Knowing your choices early on in the research process can save you time, stress and money! Starting from open access-related considerations in data management plans, learn what open access choices are available, including journals, repositories and others; make practical and impactful choices for your research; and understand the issues there may be in navigating journal publishing stipulations and open access requirements.

Managing your Research Identity (Researcher event)

Thursday, October 25 from 12:00 - 1:00pm
Register: https://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/3466150

As part of the Researcher Workshop series, this session will be an introduction to some popular tools for compiling impact factors, citation counts, and h-index scores. Understand more about how research metrics are used and how to evaluate the quality and impact of the scholarship. This workshop will help you get registered and start populating your ORCID account. We will also look at two other popular researcher identifiers that work with ORCID: Author Identifier from Scopus and ResearcherID that integrates with Web of Science.