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
Being an Integrity Advisor

Being an integrity advisor Being an academic integrity advisor has been one of the most rewarding and challenging tasks I have ever practiced as a professional in recent years. Students who come to me are those that are involved in a reported incident …

Spotlight: Texas Tech University Ethics Center Faculty, Student, and Staff Ethics Symposium
Lora Lopez | May 26, 2020

For the fourth year running, Texas Tech University’s Ethics Center has hosted a Faculty, Student and Staff Ethics Symposium. Every spring, the campus community is invited to submit current scholarship related to ethics either from within an academic fi …

Shopping interrupted: Blocking access to contract cheating
admin | May 19, 2020

Blocking access to gambling or pornography websites on postsecondary institutions’ networks seems like an obvious choice, but this was not always the case. The three of us were students in the late 1990s and 2000s when computer and internet access grew …

Supporting professors for their online teaching practice
Armando Alemán | May 12, 2020

I work at the Center for Innovation in Education (CIE, for its initials in Spanish), at Universidad Panamericana in Mexico. The CIE is a space where we support professors to develop their creative ideas, launch projects and promote their teaching talen …

Topics: Blog, Spotlight
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 …

Restorative practices for academic integrity
Paul Sopcak | April 27, 2020

When training to become a restorative conference facilitator, an early exercise involves brainstorming and then ranking the reasons that “most people do the right thing most of the time.” In the two years that I have given this training, invariably, “f …

Topics: Blog, Editorial
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 …

Spotlight: The Student Perspective
Isaac Parham | April 14, 2020

While we have been focusing on how and what instructors and student conduct professionals can do to ensure integrity as we transition to online and remote learning, students have been experiencing fear and uncertainty about their courses. This week, th …

Topics: Spotlight
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 …

The New(s) Normal
Courtney Cullen | March 30, 2020

As we transition to online or remote learning, many practitioners and faculty are worried about an increase in academic dishonesty. This concern is valid, especially considering the articles regarding a surge in cheating across the globe. One such inst …

Topics: Blog, News, integrity

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