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At SF State, we take academic integrity very seriously. Plagiarism is a form of cheating or fraud and can result in a student being expelled from the university. Several departments at SF State have information online to help you prevent plagiarism and deal with it when it occurs.
SF State Policy and Resources
The SF State Faculty Manual states:
Each faculty member who requires outside written work as part of course requirements should carefully define the meaning of plagiarism and outline the proper methods for using outside sources. Students should be cautioned about the consequences should...
The benefits of student participation are widely recognized but getting students to participate can be a challenge. Here you'll find resources we have developed for our SF State faculty as well as information and resources for strategies and techniques you can use to increase participation in your class. Come to a workshop or sign up for a consultation for assistance with specific questions you may have.
For some general guidelines and information on encouraging and facilitating participation in your classroom, you may want to visit some of the following links.

Town Halls and Post-It Notes...

Problem-based learning is an approach to teaching designed to help students develop essential skills required to find information, work with it and communicate it to others. Using problem-based learning, students often have higher long term retention of information and see more clearly the interconnection between disciplines.
Problem-based learning can be applied to classes of any size and require the instructor to consider a range of issues such as assessment, effective use of groups and more. A wealth of resources exists online and in print to help you learn more about it. These links can...
Rubrics can be wonderful tools to help you and your students gain clarity around teaching and learning objectives. With a set of solid rubrics in place, grades can be tools to help students self-assess and evaluate their learning and the quality of their work, as well as motivate them. For both students and teachers, grades hold an important position in academic life.
Resources for Developing Successful Rubrics

Assessment, Assessment Rubrics and Evaluation Guidelines This webpage contains information about and links to resources for Assessment, Assessment Rubrics and Evaluation Guidelines...

Faculty members usually have the most direct contact with our students. Therefore, faculty may be the first to notice students in emotional or psychological distress. The Counseling and Psychological Services Center has put together a number of helpful resources for faculty and staff to assist students. Please take the time to look over their resources in order to better serve the psychological needs of SF State students.

Visit the Faculty and Staff Counesling Services at the Counseling and Psychological Services Center Web Site

Help your students asses their own learning and increase their learning effectiveness by finding out more about their own learning styles. Visit these resources to find out more.

Index of Learning Styles
This site has some interesting information on learning styles although the results page from the questionnaire is tough to read.
Abiator's Online Learning Styles Inventory
This Web site has several tests and tips for students on Learning Styles, Analytical/Global Thinker, and Multiple Intelligences.
Best Educational E-Practices (BEEP)
Project Eagle a St. Petersburg College is focused on the...

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