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Minimising the opportunities for plagiarism in language

3:30pm - 4:30pm / Tuesday 13th July 2021
Type: Workshop / Category: Department / Series: Centre of Teaching Excellence for Language Learning
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Minimising the opportunities for plagiarism in language assessments through coursework design: How to ensure validity, reliability, originality and integrity?

In this workshop we will take a closer look at the online tools and resources that should be factored in when designing language assessments. In the light of employability skills for language graduates, which tools and resources do we want students to use confidently and skilfully? How can we teach the informed, critical use of these resources, and how can students demonstrate the acquired skills in online assessments? How can we integrate these skills into the learning outcomes and curricula of our courses? How do we distinguish these beneficial uses from practices that impact on the reliability, validity or integrity of the assessment and which should therefore be classed as academic misconduct. Where do we draw the line?
The aim of this workshop is to formulate competencies as learning aims, objectives and outcomes and to explore ways to capture them.