Integrity Matters

An ICAI Blog

providing the latest insights about academic integrity


Are You Addressing the Problem?
Courtney Cullen | October 8, 2019

The cheating dilemma. To Faculty, reporting a case of academic dishonesty may seem like an ineffective time sink, but students see this as something to exploit. Some instructors believe that they have created a course where students are unable to cheat …

In the News: The Detriment of Fake Degrees to Society
Tricia Bertram Gallant | September 4, 2019

In this week’s blog post, I want to highlight a worthy opinion published in the Gulf News by Dr. Jamal Sanad Al Suwaidi.  Dr. Al-Suwaidi is a Nobel Prize nominated intellectual leader based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) whose most recent opinion pi …

In the News: Teach the Spirit, Not the Technicalities of Citations 
Tricia Bertram Gallant | August 19, 2019

When I visited Nanyang Technological University in Singapore a few years ago, I was sufficiently fortunate to discuss academic integrity with several people from across campus – including a group of graduate students. I distinctly remember my meeting w …

Topics: Blog, News
In the News: What You May Have Missed
Tricia Bertram Gallant | July 9, 2019

If you do not have google alerts set up to send you pieces on academic misconduct, academic cheating or academic integrity, you might have missed the latest news on the contract cheating front. Legislation being drafted in Australia is set to criminali …

Contract Cheating in the News
Tricia Bertram Gallant | May 27, 2019

I’m starting to get worried. While we wait for educational and governmental leaders to do something about contract cheating, the industry is expanding and the providers are becoming less ashamed and more brazen. Our silence is equaling permission and t …

Topics: Blog, News
What You May Have Missed In the News
Tricia Bertram Gallant | May 14, 2019

As I set about to write this blog post, it occurred to me that we haven’t yet had any “news posts”. The “news posts” are intended to highlight a news item (or multiple connected news items) that may have an impact on education and/or integrity but perh …

Topics: Blog, News

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