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Additional Instructor Resources Anti-Plagiarism Software

Free for West LA College Instructors!
Turnitin is anti-plagiarism software that allows written submissions be compared to over 60 million papers in the student archive, and over 10,000 professional, academic and commercial journals and publications, for originality. Turnitin also looks for matches in over 9.5 billion pages of indexed web content. West is now offering this resource to online and weekend college instructors.

Contact Cyrus Helf at to request a Turnitin account. Instructor training videos can be found at

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)

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

New Student ID Number Information

Click on the link above to view information concerning the switch to new ID numbers for 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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