Information Ethics and Academic Honesty

Colby College
15 October 2003


9.15 - 09.30: Registration. Pugh Center Foyer, Cotter Union 9.30 - 09.45: Introduction, Pugh Center Atrium, Cotter Union

"Welcome and Opening Remarks," Edward H. Yeterian, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, Colby College

"CBB Plagiarism Project," Michael Hanrahan, Bates College

9.45 - 10.45: Plenary Address, Pugh Center Atrium, Cotter Union

"Is it a new day for honor codes?," Gary Pavela, Director of Judicial Programs, University of Maryland-College Park.

10.45 - 11.00: Coffee, Philson Lounge, Cotter Union 11.00 - 12.30: Session 1, Pugh Center Atrium, Cotter Union

Moderator: Thomas Hayward, Bates College
Charles Cronin, "Plagiarism, Copyright, Academia and Commerce," Columbia University Law Library.
"Research Misconduct: A Serious and Growing Issue. How Can We Cope with it?", Peter Hernon, Library and Information Science, Simmons College

12.30 - 1.30: Lunch (to be provided), Balcony (Page Commons), Cotter Union 1.30 - 3:00: Session 2, Pugh Center Atrium, Cotter Union

Moderator: Michael Hanrahan, Bates College
"Plagiarism as Opportunity," Chris Anson, English, North Carolina State University
"Two Cheers for Plagiarism," Russell Hunt, English, St Thomas University (New Brunswick)

3.00 - 4.15: Panel 1: Plagiarism and Pedagogy, Pugh Center Atrium, Cotter Union

Moderator: Zach Chandler, Colby College
"Librarians Provide New Solutions to an Old Problem," Denise Hamilton, Freelance Writer and Library/Technology Consultant
"Fine Linesand Unfamiliar Circles," Wendy Austin, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania"
Mix Plain Talk withE-Savvy, and Stir," Nick Carbone, Bedford/St.Martin's
"Resisting Plagiarism in Large Composition Programs," Fred Kemp, Texas Tech University

3.00 - 4.15: Panel 2: Plagiarism and Ethics, Pugh Center Atrium, Cotter Union

Moderator: Marilyn Pukkila, Colby College
"Starting Early and Going Deep: Academic Integrity and the Nature of Education," Cindy Sabik, Gilmour Academy, Gates Mill, OH
"The Ethical Challenges of Plagiarism," Margaret Shaw, Kent State University
"Student Reasons, Faculty Responses" Jon Ramsey, Skidmore College
"A Student's Perspective," Michael Williams, Bates College '06

4.15 - 4.30: Coffee and at large discussion of panel issues