Integrity Matters

An ICAI Blog

providing the latest insights about academic integrity


Integrity Matters: Welcome to the new ICAI Blog
Tricia Bertram Gallant | August 9, 2018

Thank you for visiting the brand new International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) blog – Integrity Matters! I’m excited you’re here because I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about this – and by “this”, I don’t mean just this blog, I mean the chal …

Topics: Blog, integrity
To name or not to name…
Zeenath Khan | September 28, 2020

As we gear up to celebrate the 5th International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating, I thought it apt to share an incident that took place in my daughter’s old school with regards to her science project. Oh yes, I am back with yet another hair-rai …

8th Academic Integrity Conference: September 24th and 25th
Elmi Salazar | September 21, 2020

Cuando algo se comparte, se multiplica el resultado y cuando lo que se comparte es sobre integridad académica, ganamos todos como comunidad. La Universidad de Monterrey tiene el compromiso de compartir prácticas y experiencias que reconozcan, vivan y p …

Academic Integrity and Engaging your Librarians
Leeanne Morrow | September 13, 2020

Academic Libraries and their staff across campuses worldwide focus on supporting students in their learning journeys. Using information literacy tools, they contribute to students critical thinking skills and work with students to help them understand …

Topics: Blog, Spotlight
New Research in Academic Misconduct Interventions
Robert Ives | September 8, 2020

Locquaio, J & Ives, B. (in press). First-year university students’ knowledge of academic misconduct (AM) and the association between goals for attending university and receptiveness of intervention. International Journal for Educational Integrity. …

Topics: Blog, Research
The Viability of Contract Cheating during the COVID Crisis
Courtney Cullen | September 2, 2020

Thomas Lancaster’s new article, “Commercial contract cheating provision through micro-outsourcing websites,” was published on August 26 by the International Journal for Educational Integrity. This article reviews micro-outsourcing and it’s methodology …

Topics: Blog, News, Research
Spotlight: Building Student Buy-In
Courtney Cullen | August 25, 2020

With limited access to students over the summer period, and social distancing guidelines disrupting student gatherings this fall, universities need another way to develop student buy-in to their institutional honor codes. This can be done electronicall …

Topics: Blog, Spotlight
Syllabi Designed with Integrity In Mind
Courtney Cullen | August 18, 2020

As colleges and universities reopen, whether in-person or online, syllabi are rapidly changing to accommodate COVID-19 requirements. Each institution requires its syllabi to have certain elements. Some examples include: learning objectives, course sche …

In the News
Courtney Cullen | August 11, 2020

Keeping academic integrity topics in your newsfeed may be difficult. If you have 10 minutes, here are a few articles you may find interesting: Contract cheating is in the spotlight after a well attended webinar training by Dr. Robin Crockett of the Uni …

Topics: Blog, News
Help or Hindrance: The Tense Relationship Between Colleges and Third Party Tutoring Services
Courtney Cullen | August 4, 2020

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting transition to online classes, exam integrity and course design has become a hotly debated topic. Many platforms offer training, webinars, and articles to assist faculty, but what has not become eas …

Checking-In with Stressed Faculty
Courtney Cullen | July 27, 2020

As academic integrity practitioners, we often talk about academic integrity and assessment design. We make checklists of things faculty should and should not do to foster honest student work. We talk at them, and insist that faculty take on the additio …

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