Workshopping Academic Integrity

Thursday, 28 August 2014 by

Who is responsible for academic integrity? Recently, Penn State University held a workshop for faculty that was focused on teaching students the importance of academic and professional integrity. Academic integrity was defined by the late 18th century, and although many schools and universities uphold different definitions; overall it is defined as dishonesty that prevents excellence

  We are so excited for the Campus Technology 2014 Conference in Boston next week that we made a “Campus Technology 2014 in Boston Preview!” There are tons of cool things to do and see. From awesome presenters to a great roster of exhibitors, who knows where to begin? Have no fear, internet friend, we

Just yesterday we came across a well done post on MiddleWeb as part of their “New Teacher Series” titled “What an Effective Teacher’s Classroom Looks Like.” The article is worth the click. The authors, Annette Breaux and Todd Whitaker, lay out bullet points, or rather tangible pieces, of ineffective and effective teaching behaviors, environments, and pedagogy. Naturally,

Cheating scandals have pushed universities to tighten their academic integrity policies, implement stricter proctoring practices and even introduce new or revised honor codes, all in an effort to discourage students from cheating and plagiarism. Even high-profile universities are not immune to cheating scandals. Harvard was one of many top tier colleges that got damaged by

In two consecutive years, a principal of a middle school in New York, allegedly ordered teachers to give students up to twice the amount of allowed time for their English and Math state exams. The investigation surrounding the cheating incidents began last spring and so far officials have found that five teachers gave students double