Integrity Matters

An ICAI Blog

providing the latest insights about academic integrity

How to promote academic integrity in remote learning
Adriana Barberena | May 4, 2020

Academic integrity in regular classrooms is not always easy to achieve, now imagine in remote ones. With the COVID-19 pandemic, this topic has become much more important, I might even say alarming. Because of my work, teachers constantly ask me how can …

Plain Language, Please! Four Steps to Decoding Academic Integrity Policies
Courtney Cullen | April 21, 2020

Many institutions are still grappling with the effects of COVID-19 and the transition to remote learning. While faculty and students find their footing, student conduct practitioners must use this time to develop new proposals for academic integrity po …

Developing Procedure and Taking Hearings Online
Christian Moriarty | April 6, 2020

By now, it’s already cliché to say that higher education, and the world at large, is facing unprecedented conditions that are sending much of what we do on a day-to-day basis into upheaval.  Academic integrity is especially important to maintain, as ev …

2020 Conference Preview: “Back to reality: Writing assigments, hyperreality, and the ‘problem of plagiarism’”
Brendan DeCoster | January 7, 2020

Recent advances in cheating detection have made it possible to detect a great many more academic integrity violations in higher education than in past times (see here; here; and here). However, one thing has persistently failed to advance, and that is …

So You Want an Updated (or New!) Academic Integrity Policy
Christian Moriarty | December 3, 2019

So you want a new academic integrity policy!  Below is the (very) short version of what considerations to take and how to get a procedure that is widely considered, implemented, and is derived from the values of the institution at large. First things f …

Academic Integrity and Accessibility
Alexis Ramsey-Tobienne | November 19, 2019

In 1997, Sally Scott asked “how much is enough” in her article “Accommodating College Students with Learning Disabilities: How Much is Enough?” Noting the need to strike a balance between the student’s needs and the academic integrity of the course, Sc …

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