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Academic Integrity Office Tips for the Faculty

Academic Integrity Office Tips for the Faculty: Group projects

Group projects are a great way to enhance content knowledge and provide students the experience of working with other people on a shared project. To avoid academic integrity problems and upset students, consider assimilating these tips to enhance the academic integrity of your group projects.

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Digital Education News: ASU and Pearson Partner to provide access to digital courseware products at no cost

In a shared effort to support increased access and affordability to high-quality learning experiences, Pearson is partnering with ASU to provide all enrolled ASU students access to available Pearson eText and premium digital courseware products (i.e., MyLabs, Mastering & Revel) at no cost. According to the College Board, the average college student spends more than $1,200 on books and materials (Kristof, 2018). These titles will be at no cost to all students, whether online or on-campus. Faculty who opt into the offer will enable a reduction in textbook expenses.

Academic Integrity Office Tips for the Faculty

Academic Integrity Office Tips for the Faculty: Assignment instructions

Students are expected to know and abide by the ASU academic integrity policy. Regardless, it is good practice to always provide clear assignment/exam instructions. Repeating expectations and providing clear instructions make it more difficult for a panicked student to rationalize a poor academic integrity decision. 

2021 Teaching Excellence and Top 5% Awards

Quality and innovative instruction are top priorities of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. We recognize excellence in instruction by awarding an annual Teaching Excellence Award and through selection to our Top 5% Teachers List. Student nominations and feedback are reviewed by a faculty committee in determining these honors. This year’s recipient of the…

New ASU researcher supporting minority group success in engineering doctoral programs

According to the National Academies, only one in seven doctorates in engineering are obtained by underrepresented groups including African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans. Research shows that several factors contribute to this disparity, but there haven’t been adequate resources available to support systemic change within academic institutions. Now, a new National Science Foundation grant will help uncover how…

Human systems engineering lab advances online learning research

Identifying best practices for effective online learning has become especially significant in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. But even before the coronavirus outbreak, the Arizona State University Advanced Distributed Learning, or ADL, Partnership Lab was busy evaluating methods to improve the functionality and effectiveness of learning in an unconventional setting. The ASU ADL Partnership Lab, established in…

Stephen Phillips elected as 2020 IEEE Vice President, Educational Activities

Stephen Phillips, professor and director of the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, was elected by the IEEE Assembly to serve as the 2020 IEEE Vice President, Educational Activities. In this role, Phillips will serve as the chair of the IEEE Educational Activities Board and will serve as a member of the IEEE Board…

ASU collaborates in new dual enrollment pilot program

The National Science Foundation green-lit a first-of-its-kind nationwide pre-college course on engineering principles and design with a nearly $4 million grant. Engineering for US All aims to set a standard for pre-college students to earn widely accepted, transferable engineering college credit. Arizona State University is collaborating with three universities, NASA Goddard, Project Lead the Way,…