International Day of Action
Against Contract Cheating
JOIN US on Wed., Oct. 21 9am to 7pm -- drop in to our Blackboard Collaborate room to talk with an Academic Integrity Mentor, do a quiz, and be entered into our awesome draw prize!
What will UFV do this year on October 21, 2020 to be part of this day?
- POSTER PLEDGE: write or record your intention about contract cheating and academic honesty.
- MEET an Academic Integrity Mentor: student peers can answer your questions about academic honesty and academic misconduct.
- Online QUIZ: because it isn't a learning opportunity without a quiz, right?
- WIN a PRIZE: a UFV hoodie and cool swag from the ASC and the Bookstore! pizza (delivered to your home!) sponsored by Teaching & Learning! How to be entered in the draw? Create a Poster Pledge and tag us on social media @ufvasc and/or meet with a mentor and do the quiz (you can be entered twice!)! Note that only UFV students and employees are eligible to win prizes and for pizza delivery, you must reside in Canada.
What is "contract cheating"?
"The term contract cheating describes the form of academic dishonesty where students get academic work completed on their behalf, which they then submit for academic credit as if they had created it themselves." www.contractcheating.com
What is the International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating?
The International Center for Academic Integrity brings together academic institutions from all over the world to provide webinars, discussions, resources, contests, and more to help students, faculty, and staff understand, avoid, and prevent contract cheating.