Integrity Matters

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Editors-for-Hire (Part II): Guiding Discussion & Policy-Making
Tricia Bertram Gallant | January 14, 2019

In last week’s post, I argued that it is time that we discuss the burgeoning Editors-for-Hire industry, its impact on higher education, and the best strategies for responding. To be sure, it would be very easy to simply “outlaw” the practice and create …

Topics: Blog, Editorial
Tricia Bertram Gallant | January 7, 2019

Recently I’ve become fascinated by what appears to be a rapidly growing industry operating alongside the Contract Cheating industry on the outskirts of formal education – “Editors-for-Hire”. The Editors-for-Hire industry serves undergraduate and gradua …

Topics: Blog, Editorial
A New Years Thank You!
Tricia Bertram Gallant | December 27, 2018

This week and next, many of us around the world celebrate holidays, as well as several endings and beginnings, most notably the ending of 2018 and the beginning of 2019. In honor of these celebrations (and hopefully some time off!), the Integrity Matte …

Topics: Blog, Editorial
Updating the Academic Integrity Policy at Your Institution (Part III)- Standards of Review
Christian Moriarty | December 17, 2018

Editors Note: Although this post is based on American law, I argue the post has international implications because the legal principles that Christian presents reflect ICAI’s own fundamental values – fairness, responsibility, trustworthiness, respect a …

Strengthen Integrity & Combat Corruption in Higher Education
Tricia Bertram Gallant | December 5, 2018

I am writing this blog post as I sit in a hotel in Budva, Montenegro attending a meeting sponsored by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe. I was invited as an academic integrity expert by the Council of …

Topics: Blog, Spotlight
Excelling with Integrity: A Contest Spotlight
Tricia Bertram Gallant | November 27, 2018

NOTE: the featured image to the left is the 2018 Excel with Integrity contest winner by Yumi Lin. At the University of California, San Diego, we try to honor and celebrate integrity. We do this in an attempt to counter the often negative way in which p …

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