Dr. Sarah Elaine Eaton, PhD

University of Calgary
International Journal of Education Integrity

Associate Professor
Editor, Ethicist, Writer & Speaker


Sarah Elaine Eaton, PhD, is a multiple-award winning researcher, educator, and leader. Dr. Eaton is an associate professor at the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada and holds a concurrent appointment as an Honorary Associate Professor, Deakin University, Australia. A humanist by training, Dr. Eaton has written and presented extensively on academic integrity and ethics in higher education. In her 2021 book, Plagiarism in Higher Education: Tackling Tough Topics in Higher Education Eaton introduced the concept of postplagiarism, or what academic integrity looks like in the age of artificial intelligence. She has held local and national-level research funding to study the impact of artificial intelligence on teaching and learning in higher education. She is regularly invited as a media guest to talk about academic misconduct, fraud, and corruption in higher education.




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Guiding Questions

As a result of participating in this pre conference, you will have the opportunity to address these learning outcomes through these guiding questions:

  1. How can artificial intelligence be leveraged to build effective relationships and advance practice and enhance and extend access to learning for all students?
  2. How can system education leaders ensure policies provide an ethical  frame for potential uses in ways that support inclusion, equity, decolonization and optimum learning?
  3. What risks, barriers and biases must system education leaders mitigate?
    • What are the ethical considerations related to AI in teaching and learning?
  4. How can system education leaders use AI to inform decision-making, realize efficiencies and improve operations? ( e.g., business administration, strategic/education planning).

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Learning Outcomes

As a result of participating in this pre conference, you will have the opportunity to create the conditions for “optimum learning for all” through the following themes: (The following content was generated with the assistance of an AI language model, ChatPGP 3.5).

  • Fundamental Questions
    • Uncover the fundamental questions surrounding AI's influence on education and participate in discussions led by experts and system leaders.
  • Potential Benefits and Challenges
    • Gain insights into the potential benefits of AI in education while addressing the inherent challenges it brings.
  • Policy and Practice
    • Explore the implications of AI for policy and practice, paving the way for informed decision-making at various levels.

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