Texas Tech University

Responsible Conduct of Research Conference

The office of Academic Integrity at The University of Oklahoma hosted the 7th Annual Responsible Conduct of Research & Academic Integrity Conference in Norman, Oklahoma.


 The TTU Ethics Center Staff presented, "Responsible Conduct in Research - An Analysis of Ethical Decision Making Practices".

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Dr. Greg Heiser, University of Oklahoma, presented on "Authorship, Credit, And Other Fictions:   Recent Tales of Research Ethics".


Candace Thrasher, Oklahoma State, presented on "Implementation of a "Level Zero" Academic Integrity Sanction".


Mike Davis, Southeaster Oklahoma State, presented on "Disincentivizing and Discouraging Academic Misconduct in Online Instruction & Learning".


Southwest Regional Consortium for Academic Integrity hosted the 6th Annual Responsible Conduct of Research & Academic Integrity Conference

Conference Schedule

Day 1: Thursday, June 16, 2016

Best Practices in Academic Integrity - Wade Shaffer, PhD, West Texas A&M University

Ethical Considerations for using Student Academic Information as Research Data - Scott Burris, PhD, Texas Tech University

Panel Discussion 1: Best Practices to Support Student Conduct – Brittany Todd, TBA, Texas Tech University

Lunch Speaker: What's wrong with this Picture? - Lajean Chaffin, PhD, TTU Health Sciences Center

Panel Discussion 2: Collaboration and Research - Marianne Evola, PhD., Clifford Fedler, PhD., Mark Wallace, PhD, Texas Tech University

An Individual Approach to Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training - Marianne Evola, PhD, Texas Tech University

Developing a University-Specific Academic Integrity System - William Spain, PhD, University of Oklahoma

Day 2: Friday, June 17, 2016

Student Engagement, Collaboration and Competency: Keeping the Integrity and Ethics of Learning in an Online Course - Luis Vazquez, PhD, New Mexico State University

Refining the Ethical Perspective through Survey to Enhance Guidance - Lora Lopez, Ralph Ferguson, PhD., Texas Tech University

Conflicts of Interest (COIs): Vulnerabilities Associated with Complex Academic Endeavors - Ralph E. Viator, PhD, Texas Tech University

Panel Discussion 3: Lab Safety and Legal Ramifications - Dominick Casadonte, PhD., Terri Morgenson, PhD., William Lawson, PhD, Texas Tech University

Lunch Speaker: The Nuts and Bolts of Multicultural-Social Justice Ethics in Research: A Counseling Perspective - Aretha Marbley, PhD., Shih-Han Huang, Brian Moffitt, Melissa Galica, Jill Zesiger, Rebecca Opamen, Texas Tech University

Paraphrasing, Quoting and Plagiarism Workshops Impact English and Non-English Speakers - Lisa James, Terrell DeLeon, Texas Tech University