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Academic Impropriety UMF Regulations. The Regulatory Framework Marie Ward Head of Student Policy & Regulation. Why do students cheat?. Pressure of [paid] work Lack of clarity [in what they are being asked to do] Cultural misunderstandings Poor referencing skills

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academic impropriety umf regulations

Academic ImproprietyUMF Regulations

The Regulatory Framework

Marie Ward

Head of Student Policy & Regulation

why do students cheat
Why do students cheat?
  • Pressure of [paid] work
  • Lack of clarity [in what they are being asked to do]
  • Cultural misunderstandings
  • Poor referencing skills
  • No understanding of academic requirements
  • Low risk of detection
what can we do about it
What can we do about it?
  • Just saying ‘don’t do it ‘ doesn’t work!
  • Holistic, co-ordinated, institution wide approach
  • Emphasis on deterrence not just detection
  • Placing value on learning
  • Designing out opportunities for plagiarism in assessment
university modular framework regulations
University Modular Framework Regulations

Academic Impropriety Appendix C

Definitions of cheating, plagiarism & collusion.

Procedures for School Investigatory Panels –SIPs.

Role of MABs & PABs

sip procedure based upon principles of natural justice
SIP procedure based upon principles of natural justice

Notify student of:

  • Nature of the allegation
  • Date of SIP – reasonable notice
  • Students right to attend the meeting if they choose to
  • Students right be accompanied by a ‘friend’
  • Students right to send and / or table written statement
  • Advisability of seeking advice – Student Union
composition of panel
Composition of Panel
  • Chair – not a member of programme team
  • Panel member 1 – not a member of programme team
  • Panel member 2 – may be a member of programme team, but NOT the member of staff making the allegation.

SIP must meet & report prior to the MAB

sip report
SIP report

Report must indicate;

  • Whether the allegation is proven or not
  • Whether the decision was unanimous
  • If there are any mitigating circumstances where appropriate
  • advise on the seriousness of the incident
  • Copy of the report to student and to MAB.
  • Student has right to make a written statement to MAB
role of the mab
Role of the MAB
  • Must accept SIPs decision but it is the responsibility of the MAB to determine penalty.
  • Decision must be fully minuted
  • Report all cases to PAB
  • Case may be escalated to PAB if deemed very serious.
role of pab
Role of PAB
  • Suspension of students registration for a defined period of time
  • Exclusion of student from target award
  • Recommend to the Vice Chancellor that the student is expelled from the University
penalties
Penalties
  • Proportionate to the offence
  • Consistency

note:

  • importance of following due process
  • Appropriate minutes
  • students right to challenge on the basis of material irregularity
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Questions ?

Contact

Marie Ward

m.ward@ljmu.ac.uk

Tel: 0151 231 3258