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Use this group based exercise with your students in your classroom to encourage frank discussion.
Power Point presentation given by Jackie Kremer and Christina McGowan in Jan 2010 and Dec 2009.
"Academic Integrity: A Letter to My Students"
by Bill Taylor of Oakton Community College
This is a wonderful example of how a faculty member can initiate classroom discussions about the mutual responsibilities of students and faculty with respect to academic integrity.
All first year stduents read this letter in their FYE Program, but its richness requires another look.
Academic Integrity: Encouraging a Frank Discussion 1/27/10
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Bertram Gallant, Tricia. Academic Integrity in the Twenty-First Century: A Teaching and Learning Imperative. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2008. Print.
"Cellphones, Handy Tools for Emergency Alerts, could be used for Cheating during Tests." The Chronicle of Higher Education 55.7 (2008): A.15. ProQuest Education Journals. Web. December 1, 2009.
"Center for Academic Integrity."Web. 12/9/2009 <http://www.academicintegrity.org/icai/home.php>.
"Hi-Tech Cheating."Web. 12/2/2009 <http://www.commonsensemedia.org/hi-tech-cheating>.
"Josephson Institute of Ethics Releases Study on High School Character and Adult Conduct."Web. 12/9/2009 <http://josephsoninstitute.org/surveys/index.html>.
Parry, Marc. "Online Educators Won't be Forced to Spy on Students, New Rules Say." The Chronicle of Higher Education 55.39 (2009): A.19. ProQuest Education Journals. Web. 12/1/09.
McCabe, Don, and Daniel Katz. "Curbing cheating."Web. 12/9/2009 <http://www.njea.org/news-and-publications/njea-review/january-2009/curbing-cheating>.
Taylor, Bill. "Academic Integrity: A Letter to My Students."Web. 12/9/2009 <http://web.grinnell.edu/Dean/Tutorial/EUS/Letter.pdf>.