ENAI Conference 2019

Conference in 2019 – Vilnius, Lithuania

Conference Proceedings

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Invited Speakers

Keynote speeches

Deborah C. Poff, The role of research integrity and publication ethics in university education for the 21st century | Wednesday, June 19, 10.00-10.45 Abstract_Keynote_1

Diane Pecorari, Do as I say, not as I do? Setting student plagiarism in context | Thursday, June 20, 9.00-9.45 Abstract_Keynote_2

Plenary speeches

Debora Weber-Wulff, Plagiarism in German doctoral dissertations – still a marginal issue 8 years after the Guttenberg case | Wednesday, June 19, 15.55-16.55 Abstract_Plenary_1

Anthony E. Gortzis, Pathos for ethics, leadership and the quest for a sustainable future | Wednesday, June 19, 15.55-16.55 Abstract_Plenary_2

Invited Panel Discussion

Teddi Fishman, Debora Weber-Wulff, Anthony E. Gortzis & Tomáš Foltýnek, Linking academic and professional integrity | Friday, June 21, 9.00-10.30

Keynote speakers

Deborah POFF

Vice-Chair and Chair-Elect of COPE. Previously Executive Vice-President Academic and Provost and Vice-President for Strategic Development at Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences. Prior to that she was President and Vice-Chancellor of Brandon University in Manitoba. From 1994 to 2004, she was Vice-President Academic and Provost at the University of Northern British Columbia. She is the co-founder and for over 30 years was the Editor of the Journal of Business Ethics. She is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Academic Ethics as well as Editor-in-Chief of Advances is Business Ethics Research (a book series). She is the Editor of Business Ethics in Canada and the Section Editor on Business and Economic Ethics of Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics published by Elsevier in 2012. She recently co-edited Citation Classics from the Journal of Business Ethics: Celebrating the First Thirty Years of Publication with Springer. Her areas of research are applied ethics and leadership studies. Most recently, she is Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopedia of Business and Professional Ethics, to be published by Springer Nature. In 2016, Deborah Poff was awarded the Order of Canada for her work in universities and for increasing educational opportunities for Aboriginal people.

Diane PECORARI

Professor of English and Head of the Department of English at City University of Hong Kong. She is an applied linguist whose interest in plagiarism stems from the study the role of writing in academic life. Her publications include Academic writing and plagiarism: A linguistic analysis (Bloomsbury) and Teaching to avoid plagiarism (Open University Press). Diane teaches professional development courses for university teachers who want to work pedagogically to address plagiarism by helping students develop into capable, confident writers.

Panelists

Anthony E. GORTZIS

Anthony E. Gortzis studied Economics and Law in the University of Athens. He completed his postgraduate studies in England, concentrating in Business Administration (MBA), Marketing and Econometrics. He also attended a crash course MBA in Harvard University. Ηe was hired in the Marketing Department of UNILEVER in London, as Marketing Specialist on detergents for Europe and North America. Later he became Marketing Director for Unilever detergents in Greece. In 1988 he was elected President of FEDIMA. Other than that, he was President of the Greek Institute of Marketing. Since 1994, he is a member of the Board of the Greek Advertisers Association, and since March 1996, he holds the presidency. In 1999, he was elected President of the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA). In 2003 he was elected as the General Secretary of the Board of Chambers of Commerce for Piraeus. In 2005 he was elected as a member of the board of Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce. Since the beginning of year 2003 he is active (consultant) in the area of Media, Marketing and Public Relation, Public Affairs, CSR, Crisis Management, and since 2005 he is the Chairman of ONE-TEAM SA, THEME LTD and REPUTATION CAPITAL, marketing and communication companies, CSR, Crisis management, PR, PA, Media consulting. In April 2005 he was elected as Vice-President of the Hellenic Management Association and since May 2005 he is acting as the President of the EBEN.GR (Business Ethics Institute). In February 2008 he was elected as a president of the board for SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR CITIZENS. In October 2008 he was elected as a member of the Board in the European Business Ethics Network (EBEN). In September 2010 he was elected as a European President of Business Ethics Network and since 2018 he is a president of EBEN.

Teddi FISHMAN

Teddi Fishman spent most of the last decade directing the International Center for Academic Integrity. She earned her PhD from Purdue University and teaches an eclectic range of courses in subjects including ethics in popular culture, and the relationship between science, technology, and society, as well as her main discipline, rhetoric and communication. She is a proponent of participatory, problem-based pedagogies to foster learning, engagement, and academic integrity.

Tomáš FOLTÝNEK

Academic integrity coordinator at the Faculty of Business and Economics, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic and President of the Board of the European Network for Academic Intergity. He has been dealing with plagiarism since 2008. He was involved in projects “Impact of policies for plagiarism in higher education across Europe” and “South-East European Project on Policies for Academic Integrity” and has organized conferences and workshops about plagiarism since 2013. He is a member of the Steering group of Pan-European Platform for Ethics, Transparency and Integrity in Education established by the Council of Europe and main coordinator of the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships project “European Network for Academic Integrity”.

Debora WEBER-WULFF

Photo by Camilla Rackelmann

Originally from the USA, is a computer scientist and professor for media and computing at the HTW engineering college in Berlin, Germany. She joined the working group on computing and ethics of the German computer science society Gesellschaft für Informatik in 2002, serving as chair for the group from 2005-2011 and vice-chair since then. The group published a book of ethical case studies in computing, Gewissensbisse – Fallbeispiele zu Informatik und Ethik. Biometrie – Datenschutz – geistiges Eigentum, in 2009 and writes a regular column with an ethical case study in computing for the journal Informatik-Spektrum. The columns are documented online at http://gewissensbits.gi.de/.

She has been publishing on the topic of plagiarism since 2002, and she developed an E-Learning unit in 2004 on detecting plagiarism (in German, Fremde Federn Finden, http://plagiat.htw-berlin.de/ff/) for teachers. Her book “False Feathers: An Academic Perspective on Plagiarism” was published by Springer in 2014. Since 2011 she has been active in the German academic community VroniPlag Wiki that documents plagiarism in doctoral dissertations and other academic publications. This work has encouraged a wide discussion of plagiarism in Germany. She has also served as an ethics evaluator for EU Horizon 2020 programmes and for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships.

Conference Program

The book containing the program of the conference can be found here.

DAY 1

Wednesday 19 June

8.00 – 9.00

2nd floor Hall

Registration & Welcome coffee

9.00 – 10.00

I-201

Opening ceremony & Welcome speeches

10.00 – 10.45

I-201

 

Keynote speech

Deborah C. Poff: The role of research integrity and publication ethics in university education for the 21st century

Session Chair: Irene Glendinning

10.45 – 11.15

2nd floor Hall

Coffee break

11.15 – 12.30

Concurrent PRESENTATION session 1

Session Chair: Milan Ojsteršek

I-417

Using e-tools and technologies for addressing academic misconduct

Július Kravjar: Centralized national repository of theses and dissertations and centralized plagiarism detection system for higher education institutions in operation since 2010 – Slovak experience

Ann Rogerson: Centralised electronic systems for managing student academic misconduct: Evidence from Australia

Andrzej Kurkiewicz: The unified anti-plagiarism system in Poland

Session Chair: Irene Glendinning

I-409

Addressing contract cheating (including legal practices)

Wendy Sutherland-Smith & Kevin Dullaghan: You don’t always get what you pay for: A user’s experiences of engaging with contract cheating websites

Thomas Lancaster: Exploring low-cost contract cheating provision enabled through micro-outsourcing web sites

Anna Krajewska: Attitudes to eradicating contact cheating and collusion amongst Widening Participation students in the UK: reflections from Foundation Year students at Bloomsbury Institute

Session Chair: Oliver Trevisiol

I-406

Teaching effective strategies to encourage academic integrity and prevent academic misconduct

Martine Peters, Carole Raby, Sarah Beauchemin-Roy, Sylvie Gervais & Sonia Morin: Do university professors really promote academic integrity?

Wai Lan Tsang: Shaping research integrity among research postgraduates via a discipline-specific approach to research ethics education

Kate Rowbotham, Kelley Packalen & Lori Garnier: A multi-pronged approach to academic integrity awareness: Methods used by a Canadian Undergraduate Business Program

Session Chair: Penny Bealle

I-408

International and national projects related to academic and research integrity | Sustainable high education and higher education

Umamaheswaran Paneerselvam, Ramachandran Sharavanan & Shivadas Sivasubramaniam: Retrospective analysis of plagiaristic practices within a cinematic industry in India – A tip in the ocean of icebergs

Sonja Bjelobaba: Academic integrity amongst students and faculty in Serbia

Zeenath Reza Khan, Sabiha Mumtaz & Salma Sadia Rakhman: Tracing the journey of two students’ trajectory to becoming advocates of integrity – a case study

11.15 – 12.00

I-416

 

Special workshop for high school educators | open to all

Dita Dlabolová: Academic integrity for high schools

Session Chair: Veronika Králíková

12.30 – 13.30

Rotunda Hall

Lunch

13.30 – 14.30

Concurrent WORKSHOP session 1

Session Chair: Tomáš Foltýnek

I-406

Using e-tools and technologies for addressing academic misconduct

John Paul Foxe, Andrea Ridgley, Suzanne Hicks & Naza Djafarova: A game-based learning approach to academic integrity education

Session Chair: Erja Moore

I-409

Teaching effective strategies to encourage academic integrity and prevent academic misconduct

Penny Bealle: Need concise academic integrity lessons? Try these!

Session Chair: Natalija Valavičienė

I-408

Making an effective university ethics infrastructure

Abby Malkey & Amy Williamson: Aggie Honor System Office – A one-office approach to academic integrity

Session Chair: Jana Dannhoferová

I-417

Using e-tools and technologies for addressing academic misconduct

Ansgar Schäfer: Plagiarism detection software in higher education – best practice or misconduct?

In Lithuanian language only

I-416

 

Special Workshop organized by Ministry of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania

Experiences of application of Code of Ethics for Educators in Lithuania

Session Chair: Teresa Aidukienė

14.40 – 15.25

I-201

 

Keynote speech by sponsor: TURNITIN

Erica Flinspach: Encouraging originality & celebrating diversity on a mega scale: The Unisa story

Session Chair: Jolanta Bieliauskaitė

15.25 – 15.55

2nd floor Hall

Coffee break

15.55 – 16.55

I-201

 

Plenary speeches

Debora Weber-Wulff: Plagiarism in German doctoral dissertations – still a marginal issue 8 years after the Guttenberg case

Anthony E. Gortzis: Pathos for ethics, leadership and the quest for a sustainable future

Session Chair: Teddi Fishman

17.00 – 18.00

I-201

European Network for Academic Integrity (ENAI) General Assembly meeting (open for all interested participants)

18.00

Rotunda Hall

Social program: Opening reception at MRU & ENAI Awards Ceremony

At all times

2nd floor Hall

Sponsor Kiosks: Turnitin | Urkund | PlagScan | Epigeum, part of Oxford University Press | Plagiat.pl (StrikePlagiarism.com)

 

DAY 2

Thursday 20 June

8.00 – 9.00

2nd floor Hall

Registration

9.00 – 9.45

I-201

 

Keynote speech

Diane Pecorari: Do as I say, not as I do? Setting student plagiarism in context

Session Chair: Salim Razi

9.55 – 11.10

Concurrent PRESENTATION session 2

Session Chair: Angelika Kokkinaki

I-417

Using e-tools and technologies for addressing academic misconduct

Tomáš Foltýnek, Debora Weber-Wulff, Dita Dlabolová, Alla Anohina-Naumeca, Styliani Kleanthous, Salim Razi, Július Kravjar, Laima Kamzola, Jean Guerrero Dib & Jan Mudra: Testing of support tools for plagiarism detection

Laima Kamzola & Alla Anohina-Naumeca: Comparing text-matching software systems using the document set in Latvian language

Jan Mudra & Dita Dlabolová: Testing of plagiarism detection tools for Czech environment

Session Chair: Michael Draper

I-409

Addressing contract cheating (including legal practices)

Wendy Sutherland-Smith, Penelope Pitt, Tochukwu Ajare, Irene Glendinning, Eric Borg & George Ttoouli: The student experience of contract cheating allegations: an international collaborative research project Deakin University (Australia) and Coventry University (UK)

Thomas Lancaster: An examination of how successful essay mills and contract cheating services have been in integrating within different academic disciplines

Zeenath Reza Khan, Priyanka Hemnani, Sanjana Raheja & Jefin Joshy: Awareness programs against contract cheating at a Middle Eastern university – pathway to building campus-wide culture of integrity

International and national projects related to academic and research integrity

Session Chair: Sonja Bjelobaba

I-406

Aurelija Novelskaitė & Raminta Pučėtaitė: The RRING project: Aspirations, achievements and challenges

Loreta Tauginienė, Milan Ojsteršek, Tomáš Foltýnek, Franca Marino, Marco Cosentino, Inga Gaižauskaitė, Irene Glendinning, Shivadas Sivasubramaniam, Salim Razi, Laura Ribeiro, Tatjana Odiņeca & Oliver Trevisiol: Developing guidelines for academic integrity

Teresa Aidukienė: Lithuania: The Code of Ethics for Educators

11.10 – 11.40

2nd floor Hall

Coffee break

11.40 – 12.40

Concurrent WORKSHOP session 2

Session Chair: Kate Rowbotham

I-417

International and national projects related to academic and research integrity

Oliver Trevisiol & Ansgar Schäfer: Open educational resources for plagiarism prevention

Session Chair: Ann Rogerson

I-409

Using e-tools and technologies for addressing academic misconduct

Július Kravjar: The significance of metadata at theses collection

Session Chair: Franca Marino

I-408

Ethical leadership in academia and society

Shivadas Sivasubramaniam, Veronika Králíková, Zeenath Reza Khan & Dita Dlabolová: Assisting you to advance with ethics – A workshop by ethical advisory group of European Network for Academic Integrity

11.40 – 12.10

Short Workshop by Sponsors

I-406

TURNITIN: Using technology to promote academic integrity

Session Chair: Jolanta Bieliauskaitė

12.40 – 13.40

Rotunda Hall

Lunch

13.40 – 14.25

I-414

 

Keynote speech by sponsor: URKUND

Peter Witasp: The threat of false positives

Session Chair: Natalija Valavičienė

14.35 – 15.50

Concurrent PRESENTATION session 3

Session Chair: Dita Dlabolová

I-417

Making an effective university ethics infrastructure

Alla Anohina-Naumeca, Ilze Birzniece & Tatjana Odiņeca: Academic integrity: The gap between university’s policy and practice in the study process

Sarah Langlois & Tod Denham: Encouraging online faculty to engage in the universities academic integrity process: faculty perceptions and tips to keep them interested

Inga Gaizauskaite, Irene Glendinning, Salim Razi, Tomáš Foltýnek, Laura Ribeiro, Franca Marino & Marco Cosentino: Development of academic integrity self-evaluation tools for higher education institutions

Session Chair: Shivadas Sivasubramaniam

I-409

 

Teaching effective strategies to encourage academic integrity and prevent academic misconduct

Sabiha Mumtaz, Wardah Qureshi & Eman Abu El Rub: Explaining differential cheating behavior of business vs. medical students

Rodica Mirela Dragotoiu: Medical students opinion on an open book examination

Karthik S. Paithankar & Martin Grininger: Establishing good laboratory practices in a basic science research group

Session Chair: Július Kravjar

I-408

 

Using e-tools and technologies for addressing academic misconduct

Victoria Jane Hart, Katarzyna Brys & Jacek Witkowski: Defeat the cheat: how technology can aid in the detection and investigation of contract cheating

Clare Johnson & Ross Davies: Using digital forensic techniques to identify contract cheating: A case study

Felicity M. Prentice & Clare E. Kinden: An exploration of the identification of the use paraphrasing tools and online language translation tools in student academic texts

16.00

Social program: Sightseeing tour to Trakai Castle & dinner in Vilnius old town

At all times

2nd floor Hall

Sponsor Kiosks: Turnitin | Urkund | PlagScan | Epigeum, part of Oxford University Press | Plagiat.pl (StrikePlagiarism.com)

 

DAY 3

Friday 21 June

9.00 – 10.30

I-414

 

Invited Panel Discussion

Teddi Fishman, Debora Weber-Wulff, Anthony E. Gortzis & Tomáš Foltýnek: Linking academic and professional integrity

Session Chair: Dita Dlabolová

10.30 – 11.15

I-414

 

Keynote speech by sponsor: PlagScan

Markus Goldbach: Author metrics: A stylometric approach to catching ghost writers

Session Chair: Milan Ojsteršek

11.15 – 11.40

2nd floor Hall

Coffee break

11.40 – 12.30

Concurrent PRESENTATION session 4

Session Chair: Clare Johnson

I-417

 

Challenges in research integrity

Erja Moore: Inconsistent responses to notifications of suspected plagiarism in Finnish higher education

Alex Mabou Tagne, Niccolò Cassina, Alessia Furgiuele, Elisa Storelli, Franca Marino & Marco Cosentino: Knowledge and perception about research integrity and misconduct: A survey among young scientists attending a school on methodology, ethics and integrity in biomedical research

Session Chair: Salim Razi

I-409

International and national projects related to academic and research integrity

Irene Glendinning, Stella-Maris Orim & Andrew King: The role of quality assurance and accreditation agencies in reducing corruption in education: results from a global study

Rebecca Awdry & Bob Ives: Where are students really getting their assignments from? An international study

 

 

Session Chair: Kelley Packalen

I-406

Linkage between academic and professional ethics | Ethical issues in academia and their influence on business

Dita Dlabolová, Veronika Králíková & Tomáš Foltýnek: Real-life examples of academic integrity issues in professional practice

Shivadas Sivasubramaniam, Marco Cosentino, Laura Ribeiro & Franca Marino: Unethical practices within medical research and publications – A narrative commentary of unreported “unethical ethics” within research communities

12.30 – 13.30

Rotunda Hall

Lunch

13.30 – 14.30

Concurrent WORKSHOP session 3

Session Chair: Anna Krajewska

I-417

Addressing contract cheating (including legal practices)

Michael Draper: Legal and extra legal approaches to contract cheating in the UK and Europe

Session Chair: Victoria Jane Hart

I-409

Ethical issues in academia and their influence on business

Cem Baykal: A proven case of academic plagiarism which is rewarded. Regulatory and academic insufficiencies that prevents the plagiarist

Session Chair: Tod Denham

I-408

Teaching effective strategies to encourage academic integrity and prevent academic misconduct

Jana Dannhoferová & Dita Dlabolová: Prevention of plagiarism in computer graphics projects

Session Chair: Katarzyna Brys

I-406

Making an effective university ethics infrastructure

Inga Gaizauskaite, Shiva Sivasubramaniam, Irene Glendinning, Salim Razi, Sonja Bjelobaba, Veronika Kralikova & Zeenath Reza Khan: Surveying academic integrity: Methodological issues and lessons learned

14.30 – 15.00

2nd floor Hall

Coffee break

15.00 – 15.45

I-414

 

Panel discussion

Teddi Fishman, Salim Razi & Sabiha Mumtaz: Road to Dubai – Integrity research and opportunities

Session Chair: Zeenath Reza Khan

15.45 – 16.30

I-414

Closing ceremony

17.00 – 19.00

Social program: Guided tours in Vilnius old town (optional, for remaining participants)

At all times

2nd floor Hall

Sponsor Kiosks: Turnitin | Urkund | PlagScan | Epigeum, part of Oxford University Press | Plagiat.pl (StrikePlagiarism.com)

Pre-Conference Workshop

The pre-conference workshop for PhD students and early career scholars ‘In Quest of Research Integrity‘ aims to help participants to develop their knowledge on research integrity. In particular, we aim to support participants to develop their PhD theses and papers in the way research integrity would be properly ensured.

Each participant received customized feedback from recognized experts in the field. In addition, two lectures provided, one on effective academic writing strategies for novice authors by Salim Razi and another on how and where to get answers regarding integrity issues by Ansgar Schäfer.

Marco Cosentino, University of Insubria (Italy)

Professor of Medical Pharmacology since 2001. He holds a MD cum laude, University of Pavia (1990) and a PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Turin (1996). Present appointments at the University of Insubria include: director of the Center for Research in Medical Pharmacology, director of the School of Specialization in Medical Pharmacology, Coordinator of the PhD program in Experimental and Clinical Medicine and Medical Humanities, Coordinator of the graduate School on Methodology, Ethics and Integrity in Biomedical Research. He served in several Ethics Committees for human and animal experimental research and contributed to writing the Academic Ethics Code of the University of Insubria. Co-responsible for teaching research integrity issues to PhD students and early-stage researchers, as well as for optional seminars for MD students about integrity and conflict of interest in biomedical research. Delegate for the University of Insubria to the European Network for Academic Integrity (ENAI, http://www.academicintegrity.eu/) and local coordinator of the project VIRT2UE – Virtue based ethics and Integrity of Research: Train-the-Trainer program for Upholding the principles and practices of the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity.

Shiva Sivasubramaniam, University of Derby (UK)


Head of the Biomedical and Forensic Science. Being one of the founder members of the ENAI, he leads the Ethical Advisory Group. He has over 25 years’ experience in developing innovative and engaging teaching and learning enhancement activities to enthuse students in the fields of pharmacology and biomedical science. As a student-focused educator, his research interests include blended learning activities using students as partners, peer-assisted learning with problem-solving skill development, and laboratory-linked enquiry based learning activities. He is also a fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and Institute of Biomedical Science (FIBMS). Most importantly, his pedagogic research focus has been on academic integrity and plagiarism prevention. He was one of the pioneers in educating students to avoid plagiarism and published several manuscripts on plagiarism prevention and ways to address contract cheating. Also, he has developed and delivered several workshops to address the issue of plagiarism to the academic/student communities in Europe and South-East Asia.

Ansgar Schäfer, University of Konstanz (Germany)

Specialist for integrity and plagiarism prevention in science. He holds an M.A. in political sciences with the minor subjects, such as media science, public law, and Polish language. He has twelve years of experience in research, teaching undergraduate and graduate students as well as further educating scholars, supervising, tutoring, project management, and lately library services. He qualified for “Baden-Württemberg Certificate for Teaching and Learning at University Level” with a focus on student assessment. He is a former member of the university’s commission for academic misconduct. As output manager for the Erasmus+ project ENAI he is responsible for the development of open teaching and learning resources. He develops and teaches workshops for supervisors and university teachers with a focus on writing, supervising and related integrity issues.

Salim Razi, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University (Turkey)

Associate Professor at the English Language Teaching Department where he trains English as a foreign language teacher and offers graduate courses. Vice Dean of Faculty of Education and Vice Director of Graduate School of Educational Sciences. Board member of the ENAI. His recent research focuses on detecting and preventing plagiarism, testing text-matching software, interpreting text-matching software similarity reports, and developing institutional academic integrity policies. He developed ‘Transparent academic writing rubric’ to enable more reliable assessment in academic writing. He also developed ‘Anonymous multi mediated writing model’ which contributes to the prevention of plagiarism in student assignments by the help of effective peer feedback exchange. His writing model was awarded the Turnitin Global Innovation Award in 2015. He is the convenor of the ‘4th International Conference Plagiarism across Europe and Beyond 2018’ organized in Ephesus and one of the editors of the forthcoming book entitled ‘Towards consistency and transparency in academic integrity’. Many of his publications are freely available on his webpage at www.salimrazi.com.

The pre-conference workshop was hosted by Mykolas Romeris University, Didlaukio str. 55, Vilnius, Lithuania and it was organized on 18th of June 2019.

Organizers and Supporters

Organized by
Mykolas Romeris University    Mendel University in Brno
Supported by
Council of Europe
Golden Sponsors
turnitin    urkund    plagscan
Bronze Sponsors
epigeum    strikeplagiarism
Supporter
Office of the Ombudsman for Academic Ethics and Procedures of the Republic of Lithuania

Friends
go Vilnius

University of Wollongong in Dubai
Mendel University in Brno
ENAI
Gold Sponsors
turnitin
studiosity
Partners
Dubai tourism
emirates
buid
gmu
Supported by
lockandstock
counsellingpoint
Springer Nature