Integrity Matters

An ICAI Blog

providing the latest insights about academic integrity

In the News: Teach the Spirit, Not the Technicalities of Citations 
Tricia Bertram Gallant | August 19, 2019

When I visited Nanyang Technological University in Singapore a few years ago, I was sufficiently fortunate to discuss academic integrity with several people from across campus – including a group of graduate students. I distinctly remember my meeting w …

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In the News: What You May Have Missed
Tricia Bertram Gallant | July 9, 2019

If you do not have google alerts set up to send you pieces on academic misconduct, academic cheating or academic integrity, you might have missed the latest news on the contract cheating front. Legislation being drafted in Australia is set to criminali …

Contract Cheating in the News
Tricia Bertram Gallant | May 27, 2019

I’m starting to get worried. While we wait for educational and governmental leaders to do something about contract cheating, the industry is expanding and the providers are becoming less ashamed and more brazen. Our silence is equaling permission and t …

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What You May Have Missed In the News
Tricia Bertram Gallant | May 14, 2019

As I set about to write this blog post, it occurred to me that we haven’t yet had any “news posts”. The “news posts” are intended to highlight a news item (or multiple connected news items) that may have an impact on education and/or integrity but perh …

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The Moral Imperative of Higher Education
Tricia Bertram Gallant | February 5, 2019

I feel inundated every day with news, articles, and opinion pieces written on integrity, teaching and learning, or ethics. Directly or indirectly, these pieces all resonate with my view that academic integrity must be framed as a teaching and learning …

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Fake News, Truth & the Higher Education Imperative
Tricia Bertram Gallant | August 29, 2018

Fake news. This phrase is ubiquitous in traditional and contemporary media. It is, according to the Washington Post, regularly tweeted out by the US President and its use has spread globally as a weapon against not only free press but democracy. Just r …

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