Integrity Matters

An ICAI Blog

providing the latest insights about academic integrity


Contract Cheating In The Gig Economy
Thomas Lancaster | March 18, 2019

The higher education is sector is talking about contract cheating. When a student replaces themselves with a third party for the purposes of assessment, they stand to gain qualifications that they don’t deserve. They are also devaluing the qualificatio …

Topics: Blog, Research
What I Learned from #ICAIConf2019
Tricia Bertram Gallant | March 11, 2019

ICAI just held its 27th annual conference. This was the 14th conference I’ve attended and one of the best I’ve attended in recent years. The diversity of attendees in terms of geography (participants from 6 continents!), institution type (For-Profits, …

Topics: Blog, Spotlight
Going Beyond a Day to Become a Voice
Zeenath Khan | March 4, 2019

University of Wollongong in Dubai has been participating in the International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating consistently since its inception more than three years ago. Dr Zeenath Reza Khan, Assistant Professor and Head of Integrity in Academi …

Topics: Blog, Spotlight
Teaching, Learning & Integrity (Information Hoarding Rescue Operation Part II)
Tricia Bertram Gallant | February 23, 2019

This post is part of  my virtual or information “hoarding” series. As I clear out the tabs in my web browser, I will share with you what I learned and how it can enhance our thinking and practice of academic integrity. Today, my post is focused on some …

Topics: Blog, Research
What you need to know about “Pay-to-Pass” companies: A University of Calgary resource for students
Sarah Elaine Eaton | February 19, 2019

To help students understand when they may be breaking the rules and also to avoid getting scammed by “pay-to-pass” companies, the University of Calgary has developed a new web resource called “What you need to know about paying for academic support”. T …

Topics: Blog, Spotlight
European Network for Academic Integrity
Tomas Foltynek | February 12, 2019

I remember the time when I first came across the issue of academic integrity. It was October 2010 at the IPPHEAE project (Impact of Policies for Plagiarism in Higher Education across Europe) kick-off meeting. Mendel University in Brno was invited to sh …

Topics: Blog, Spotlight

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