Resources for teachers

Are you planning a course on good research practices or looking to integrate this topic into your existing curriculum? Are you searching for ideas and exercises related to scientific misconduct, or seeking information on plagiarism detection software? If so, be sure to check out the linked pages for valuable resources.

 For a comprehensive guide on creating courses about good research practices, refer to the Curriculum for GSP courses by Gerlinde Sponholz.

The Toolbox of the Academic Integrity Competence Center and the Writing Center offers a variety of resources, including exercises on preventing academic misconduct and informational materials on control and sanctions. To access these materials, you will need a JGU employee account.

On Being a Scientist is a film produced by Leiden University that explores what defines a good scientist, what everyday research entails, and vividly depicts various aspects of good research practices and scientific misconduct. The film is divided into thematic episodes, making it easy to integrate into courses as case studies.

Integrity Games offers students an engaging way to explore various scenarios related to good research practice. This interactive, self-learning tool is currently available only in English. While it is ideal to follow up the gameplay with in-class discussions to delve deeper into the cases and issues presented, the case studies can also be used independently during class sessions to address specific topics.

"The Embassy" is an English-language community platform focused on research ethics and scientific integrity. It offers teaching and informational materials to support researchers in managing daily research practices and dilemmas. As a wiki, it allows users to contribute their knowledge and expertise.

As part of the EU project Path2Integrity, a number of teaching materials have been developed that can be used in courses for BA or MA students.

The National Institute of Science Communication provides extensive information on the topic of science communication.