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Using bibliographic software as a tool for promoting academic integrity amongst undergraduate students: a case study. Booth


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Using bibliographic software as a tool for promoting academic integrity amongst undergraduate students: a case study. Booth

  1. 1. Using Bibliographic Software as a Tool for Promoting Academic Integrity Amongst Undergraduate Students: A Case Study Debbie Booth Faculty Librarian – Engineering & Built Environment The University of Newcastle Phone: 61 2 492 18627 Fax: 61 2 492 15833
  2. 2. 2 1. Lonely Planet Map of Australia. Accessed 5th March 2008 from THE UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA
  4. 4. 4 Course Objectives  Designed to introduce students to the scope and practice of professional engineering and the role it plays in today's society.  Emphasis is placed on developing a range of technical, information literacy and report writing skills and innovative thinking to find solutions to social needs within a sustainable framework.  Teamwork and project management skills are also developed, and applied in a group design project. 1. 1. University of Newcastle. (2007). GENG1803 Course Outline GENG 1803: First Year Engineering Course
  5. 5. 5  Development of information literacy and academic integrity skills have been a component of the subject for a number of years. o Information Literacy component worth 10% of overall course mark.  With a variety of approaches and assessment tasks supported by library workshops, learning materials delivered via Blackboard, and online discussions. Issues  Information literacy sessions and related assessment task placed emphasis on lower order thinking and information seeking behaviours, rather than information using behaviours.  Assessment task disjointed from other course assessment items.  Need for greater focus on principles related to academic integrity. GENG 1803: Information Literacy component prior to 2005
  6. 6. 6 2005 - 2006  University focus on academic integrity  New Course Coordinator  “Embedding Information Literacy Project”  EndNote Tutorial Project GENG 1803: Information Literacy and Academic Integrity
  7. 7. 7 Learning Objectives 1. Identify and locate different sources of information for your project using library and other resources. 2. Apply a framework and process to critique sources. 3. Use EndNote to capture citation data for references. 4. Produce an annotated bibliography. ANZIL Standards Recognises the need for information and determines the nature and extent of the information needed. Finds needed information effectively and efficiently. Critically evaluates information and the information seeking process. Manages information collected or generated. GENG 1803: Assignment A3 – EndNote Bibliography
  8. 8. 8 GENG 1803: Assignment A3: EndNote Bibliography
  9. 9. 9 GENG 1803: Assignment A3: EndNote Bibliography
  10. 10. 10 GENG 1803: Assignment A3: EndNote Bibliography
  11. 11. 11 GENG 1803: Assignment A3: Marking Rubric
  12. 12. 12 Course co-ordinators recommend use of EndNote as part of a strategy for good practice in referencing. Efficiency Accuracy Accessibility Competency 2. Bibliographic Software and Undergraduates 2. Biskowski, Martin. (2007). Some Notes and Suggestions for using EndNote X on the Mendocino 4009 Computer. 3. John East (2005). Comparison of Refworks and EndNote “… we have to ask ourselves whether undergraduates really need software for referencing. Perhaps they would learn the principles of referencing more effectively if they had to format the references manually? Most currently do so.” 3.
  13. 13. 13 GENG1803: Supporting the Assignment  Lecture  Tutorial  Blackboard course site Links to resources tutorials Discussion board
  14. 14. 14 GENG1803: Supporting the Assignment
  15. 15. 15 GENG1803: Submitting the Assignment
  16. 16. 16 GENG1803: Assignment Feedback
  17. 17. QUESTIONS … LILAC: Librarian’s Information Literacy Annual Conference 17-19 March 2008 CRICOS Provider 00109J |