Training Faculty and Staff
Since promoting academic integrity is a shared responsibility, it is important that appropriate training and support be offered to faculty and staff throughout the school year.
- Faculty development shall include training about and the dissemination of resources to promote academic integrity among faculty and their students, including articles/case studies, websites and tutorials.
- Faculty development shall also include training in examination security and plagiarism prevention, including how to detect different types of plagiarism and awareness of proper citation.
- Orientation, Faculty Development Days, and Faculty Assemblies shall include opportunities to disseminate the policies and disciplinary procedures of Academic Integrity at Touro University, as well as the sharing of best practices in promoting academic integrity.
- Some best practices include creating process-based or plagiarism-proof assignments (examples are abundant and available, if needed), requiring up-to-date references, and assigning oral reports.