Cyprus, Nicosia

Summer School on Academic Integrity

when 9 September 2019 - 13 September 2019
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 400

In recent years, breaches of academic integrity have attracted the
attention of a large number of involved stakeholders: Academics, PhD students, Researchers,
HEI administrators, Editorial Boards of Journals and/or Conference proceedings, the Press and
through that the public. It is often stated that there is an increase in academic misconduct
incidences and this can be attributed to number of contributing factors. Some of them are well
defined, while some others are still under investigation

Course leader

Angelika I. Kokkinaki is Professor at the University of Nicosia where she serves as the MBA Director at the School of Business, at University of Nicosia. She has worked as researcher and lecturer in USA (Northeastern University and University of Louisian

Target group

Undergraduates, postgraduates, PhD students, academics and researchers who
want to raise their awareness in academic misconduct

Course aim

In this Summer School, we will look into policies and best practices, and use e-
tools, case studies and lab sessions to help participants limit academic misconduct in their
institutions and to ensure that confirmed offenders will receive constructive support to avoid
misconducts in the future. In addition, we will help PhD students and/or junior faculty become
aware of contextual issues and follow best procedures in relation to the following topics:
• Plagiarism Deterrence
• Contract Cheating Avoidance
• Predatory Journals: Limiting their attractiveness
• Developing paraphrasing skills
• Open Access Repositories: Advantages and Implications
• Intellectual Property Rights and Open Resources
• Ethics in Academia and Beyond
• Ethical Research Practices
• Information Systems for Academic Integrity
• Tools for developing reference lists
• Recruiting and Hiring Processes for junior faculty
• Corruption and Bribery in Academia and ways to limit it
• GDPR and its implication in Academia

The Summer School will employ experiential learning methodologies including PBL, workshops,
hands on seminars, case studies, focus groups and panel discussions. Lectures will be selectively
included in the schedule. The Summer School will also include a field trip to enhance students’
learning experience. An accompanying social agenda will enhance appreciation of the local
culture

Credits info

Participants will receive certificates (printed and digital) and Europass documents

Fee info

EUR 400: Participation Fee for ENAI members. The fee covers all learning
activities and material, 2 coffee breaks per day, 1 buffet lunch per day at the University of
Nicosia Gallery Restaurant, a welcome cocktail (non-alcoholic beverages available),
transportation on the day of the field trip, (from and to the University of Nicosia premises),
walking tour of the old city of Nicosia, farewell dinner at a traditional Cypriot tavern, and a day
pass for a trip to the seaside at the end of the Summer School
EUR 500: Participation Fee for non-ENAI members. The fee covers all learning
activities and material, 2 coffee breaks per day, 1 buffet lunch per day at the University of
Nicosia Gallery Restaurant, a welcome cocktail (non-alcoholic beverages available),
transportation on the day of the field trip, (from and to the University of Nicosia premises),
walking tour of the old city of Nicosia, farewell dinner at a traditional Cypriot tavern, and a day
pass for a trip to the seaside at the end of the Summer School