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Tuesday, May 5 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Murder, Mayhem, and Plagiarism: Using Nonfiction Podcasts to Teach Academic Integrity

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Whether you're a fan of My Favorite Murder, Serial, or How Did This Get Made, nonfiction podcasts have exploded in popularity in the past decade without many defined rules or expectations for the medium. This session will discuss using recent examples of nonfiction podcasts caught in plagiarism scandals to discuss academic integrity and plagiarism with first year students. This session will include specific examples of lesson plans, as well as tips and tools for how to incorporate audio podcasts into information literacy classroom sessions. CW: Strong language, brief discussions of violence

Participants will:
  • Learn how to incorporate podcasts into lesson plans and discussions about plagiarism and academic integrity.
  • Discuss other possibilities for incorporating new media and podcasts into information literacy lesson plans.
  • Learn about tools to clip and share audio podcasts within a presentation or PowerPoint.


Allison Rand

Instruction and Outreach Librarian, Park University

Tuesday May 5, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT