A Critical Perspective on Plagiarism Detection Services

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Did you know that IUP Writing Center tutors wrote one of the first articles in the field to recognize and investigate problems with Turnitin? In 2007 Renee Brown, Brian Fallon, Jessica Lott, Elizabeth Matthews, and Elizabeth Mintie won the Best Article Award for their piece, “Taking on Turnitin: Tutors Advocating Change” in The Writing Center… Continue reading

Reflections from the 2017 New Faculty Orientation

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On August 21st, 22nd, and 23rd, the Center for Teaching Excellence held a New Faculty Orientation. All new permeant and temporary faculty members, as well as teaching associates, were invited to participate in three days of informative sessions about classroom management, services and resources at IUP, and demonstrations of classroom technology. Dr. Neal Messer, of… Continue reading

MMM: How Should I Manage Conflict Within My Department?

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In the October 9th edition of the Monday Morning Mentor (MMM), Jeffery Buller (Ph.D.) and Robert Cipriano (Ed.D.) discussed managing conflict within academic departments. They first explained that conflict can have both positive and negative roles in any department, then highlighted strategies for proactively managing departmental conflict, and finally ended with a role play demonstrating… Continue reading

What’s Going on in IUP Classrooms: A Collaboration between the Writing Across the Curriculum Program and Food and Nutrition Faculty

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This past week, students in Dr. Rita Johnson’s FDNT 430: Professional Topics in Food and Nutrition class began working on their personal statements in a unit on career design. Writing personal statements is a major component of senior students’ applications for a required dietetic internship to become registered dietitians. Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Services (DICAs)… Continue reading