Sarah E. Eaton, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada
Tracey Bretag, University of South Australia Business School, Adelaide
Canada lags behind other OECD nations in terms of research, particularly in the area of educational integrity (Eaton & Edino, 2018). Education in similar nations such as the UK, Australia and New Zealand is federally regulated whereas in Canada it is a provincial matter. Unlike TEQSA (Australia) or the QAA (UK), the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada, provides leadership to provincial ministers of education, but has no national regulatory authority. This decentralized approach to education requires a more a rigorous and research-informed foundation to help scholars, educators and policy makers understand how to develop evidence-informed approaches to classroom practices, administrative procedures, and institutional policies.
To help elevate and amplify the Canadian research agenda, we invite submissions for a themed special collection on educational integrity in Canada. This thematic collection supports, but is not limited to, scholarly works arising from the Canadian Symposium on Academic Integrity, April 17-18, 2019. Possible topics include:
- Policy analyses
- Institutional initiatives
- Contract cheating
- Educational initiatives, prevention strategies and student support to build academic integrity (e.g. tutorials or other educational programs)
- The relationship between technology and integrity
- Issues facing a particular educational sector: K-12, Colleges, Universities
Deadline for submission: 31st May 2019
Submitted papers will be blind peer-reviewed in a timely manner and published directly after acceptance (i.e. without waiting for the accomplishment of all other contributions). Thanks to the International Journal for Educational Integrity (IJEI) open access policy, the articles published in this thematic series will have a wide, global audience. Please submit your paper for review by 31 May 2019. Pre-symposium submissions would be very welcome.
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