Academic Integrity for Academic Success

February 3, 2021 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Date: Wed. Feb. 3, 2021
Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm ET

This Learning Commons workshop, co-facilitated by representatives from the ESL Open Learning Center, the Libraries and the Writing Department, offers international students tips and strategies on writing and preparing papers that adhere to academic integrity principles.

Students learn not only how, but why scholars avoid plagiarism. In this highly interactive workshop, students will have the opportunity to apply and discuss concrete strategies and techniques to improve their knowledge and confidence around academic integrity norms and citation conventions. All YorkU students are welcome including undergraduate and graduate students.

*Once your register, a Zoom link will be sent to your email

Event Details

Topics we will cover: 

  • Tips and strategies for writing and preparing papers
  • Identify more common forms of academic dishonesty
  • Improve your knowledge and confidence on academic integrity norms
  • Discuss techniques for citation conventions
  • Locate and apply academic conventions and citing practices for paraphrasing, quoting and accrediting sources of information
  • Student resources to guide you in your essays and assignments
  • What is the Learning Commons? How can they help? 
  • How to be successful @ York!

We will be joined by representatives from different units in the Learning Commons:

Workshop Presentation Slides 

You can download the slides

Academic Integrity Resources

SPARK’s Academic Integrity Module- York University Libraries

Guides to Citing Your Sources

Citing Your Work Guide - York University Libraries

SPARK’s Creating Bibliographies Module - Learning Commons

Citation Management Tools

Zotero Guide - York University Libraries 

Mendeley Guide - York University Libraries

Other Related Resources

Learning Commons: SPARK (Student Papers & Academic Research Kit)

Learning Skills Services: Note Taking Resources, Time Management Resources, & Student Guide to Remote Learning

Come prepared, ready to learn

The Learning Commons are here to help you succeed in your courses and academics. They will be sharing lots of strategies and tools that you can use in your academic writing projects.

Set up your space

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Bring your questions

Even if you do not have questions, feel free to join and listen to what other people are asking! You never know, they might ask a question that you never even thought of, and is helpful to you. 

Invite your friends!

Learn alongside your friends and feel confident in your academic writing. There will be lots of fun activities prepared in this workshop.