Amanda McKenzie

University of Waterloo |

Amanda McKenzie is the Director of Quality Assurance (Academic Programs) and oversees both quality assurance and academic integrity at the University of Waterloo. Her work in academic integrity includes: Past Chair, Academic Integrity Council of Ontario (AICO) from 2014-2017; Co-Founder and facilitator of the International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) Canadian Consortium; International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) Transition Committee member 2016-2018; ICAI 2018 Conference Committee Member and Conference Program Lead; and is currently on the Board of Directors for the International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI).

She has coordinated and run the ICAI Canadian Consortium Day since 2014, and presented at number of times at the International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) annual conference, as well as at the Inaugural Mediterranean ICAI Conference in Athens, Greece, and at the International Plagiarism Across Europe and Beyond Conference in the Czech Republic. She also travelled to India in 2016 to explore academic integrity at a number of universities across the country.

McKenzie was the content lead for the eCampus Ontario funded ($96,815) academic integrity e-learning project, Integrity Matters. She was also just published in The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning entitled “Turnitin® Use at a Canadian University” (2018). In addition, she is part of a provincial committee as well as a national research team exploring contract cheating.

Topics covered: Contract Cheating, International, Policy