Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Academic Integrity

UIS maintains high academic integrity standards. A well-administered Academic Integrity Policy is linked to the title of this posting.

The university has an online test proctoring policy:

Among the other approaches employed by faculty members to assure academic integrity are:

  1. Use unique case studies each semester
  2. Require distant students to take exams using a proctor
  3. Phone students (or use VoIP) for an oral exam
  4. Turnitin or another anti-plagiarism software tools
  5. Create an honor code for the class
  6. Require annotated bibliographies for final papers

An article that is shared among many online faculty members is one from the EDUCAUSE Quarterly journal:

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