What do we do about academic misconduct at law school?

Academic misconduct happens. And it happens a lot, even in law school. It has been uncovered at some of the most prestigious educational institutions like Harvard and Yale.  In Australia, it may be more prevalent than academic staff think.  So, what do we do about academic misconduct at law school?

The emerging research tells law teachers that tackling it isn’t just about wielding a big stick.  How we design, explain, assess, give feedback and personally reflect on tasks can play a role as well.

 

About Andrew Henderson

I am a law school teacher in Canberra and a PhD candidate at the Australian National University, researching the 'hidden' or informal curriculum of law school. I am passionate about developing engaging and authentic educational experiences for law students.

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