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Additional Instructor Resources

VeriCite Plagiarism Detector Now Available in Canvas!

Free for West LA College Instructors!

Our Turnitin service ends in July so West has decided to try a great, OEI approved, easy to use app called VeriCite. VeriCite lets students submit their papers in Canvas without any extra logins, sign ups, etc. Itís easy for instructors too. *Instructors must be certified in Canvas to use this service.

Contact Cyrus Helf at for more information. Instructor training videos can be found at This Link

VeriCite White Papers:

• Best practices for comparing plagiarism detection services

• How to identify the many forms of plagiarism

VeriCite Resources

Other Anti-Plagiarism Resources

What to do if you suspect a student of plagiarism (.pdf)
Preventing Cheating & Plagiarism (.ppt)
Plagiarism- Sample Syllabus Statement (.pdf)
MLA- Citing Works Sample (.pdf)
Plagiarism Resources from Affordable Colleges Online

Student Discipline

Student Discipline
Student Grievances (including the role of the Ombudsperson)
Student Discipline Handbook for Faculty (.pdf)
Student_Disciplinary_Action_Form (.pdf)
Student Discipline Guidelines (.pdf)
Student Code of Conduct (.pdf)
Student Disciplinary Action Guidelines (.pdf)
Student_Behavior and College Discipline Instructor Guidelines

Teaching Tips

Elements of a Course Syllabus (.pdf)
Interactive Learner-Centered Instruction (Word .doc)
Strategies for Active Learning (Word .doc)
40 Things You Can Do to Retain and Engage Students

Educational Technology Workshop Materials

Click on the link above to access the handouts and other materials made avaialble at past educational technology workshops.

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