Monica M. Conlan, M.A., has 14 years of experience in higher education and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Truckee Meadows Community College. Her career includes directing the tutoring and literacy center for the University of Nevada, Reno Upward Bound program, where she assisted underrepresented students, including English language learners and immigrant populations, in honing their academic writing skills and preparing for higher education.

Monica extends her influence as a Higher Education Consultant, specializing in admissions and access in higher education. Her insights have been invaluable in guiding students through the intricate admissions process, exemplifying her commitment to equitable educational opportunities. Monica also serves as a Virtual Educator for the Department of State Virtual English Language Programs, where she empowers aspiring graduate students worldwide to develop vital academic writing skills.

Monica holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, a Master's Degree in Counselor Education from Western Michigan University, and a graduate certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the University of Nevada, Reno.

Title: Applying Academic Integrity Standards to Writing in an AI World

While international standards and guidelines exist, the implementation of academic integrity practices may vary from one country or institution to another. Yet, these standards serve as reference points and aspirations for higher education institutions worldwide, aiming to foster a culture of academic integrity and uphold the value of ethical conduct in education and research. The presentation will discuss standards of academic integrity in academic writing, including values and principles of academic integrity, honesty and integrity in university studies, plagiarism, and standards for citing resources. The presentation will also examine the role and ethical use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in academic writing.