In this webinar, Amanda McKenzie will briefly review various quality assurance bodies from around the globe and describe the innate connection with academic integrity. She will demonstrate how academic integrity is engrained in Canadian quality assurance and specifically, how the University of Waterloo has highlighted academic integrity in its quality assurance process.

Amanda McKenzie, M.A., is the Director of Quality Assurance (Academic Programs) and oversees quality assurance and academic integrity at the University of Waterloo. She was the Past Chair of the Academic Integrity Council of Ontario (AICO) from 2014-2017; Co-Founder and facilitator of the International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) Canadian Consortium; International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) Transition Committee member 2016-2018, and she is currently an Officer on the Board of Directors of the ICAI.

She has run the ICAI Canadian Consortium Day workshop since 2014, and has presented numerous times at the International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) annual conference, as well as at the Inaugural Mediterranean ICAI Conference in Athens, Greece, and at the International Plagiarism Across Europe and Beyond Conference in the Czech Republic. She also traveled to India in 2016 to explore academic integrity at a number of universities across the country.

McKenzie’s work also includes the development of a mobile application on academic integrity, graduate academic integrity training modules, and she has a number of publications in the field.  In addition, she is part of a provincial sub-committee on contract cheating and a national research team exploring contract cheating in university academic policies.

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