September 17, 2021

Fostering Academic Integrity

Responding to Academic Integrity Concerns: What Can Faculty Do? | USM OnTrack
Led by presenters from the International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI), this workshop focused on how faculty can handle academic integrity concerns in an educational/formative way, considering several contextual factors, with a particular focus on how faculty can respond in this way in an online environment (synchronous or asynchronous). View the video here.

Got You, Not Gotcha: Promoting Integrity through Best Practices in Online Learning | UMGC 

Kate Cardin, Senior Director, CBE & Curriculum Design; Rob Coyle, Assistant Vice President for Course Development; Brandie Shatto, Program Director, Educational Technology; Jen Simonds, Assistant Vice President for Academic Integrity & Accountability; Jeanine Williams, Program Director, Writing Across the Curriculum—University of Maryland Global Campus
UMGC professionals from course development, curriculum design, academic integrity, writing instruction, and educational technology share strategies to enhance the student experience and motivate students to work with greater integrity in the online environment. View the video here.

Academic Integrity as a Teaching and Learning Issue | UMGC
Doug Harrison, Vice President and Dean of the School of Cybersecurity and Information Technology, University of Maryland Global Campus
Faculty can move to online teaching and learning in ways that are academically sound by focusing on cultivating students’ academic integrity rather than simply preventing students from cheating. Key to this is the development of authentic assessments. In Part I, Harrison discusses the challenges of transitioning to online learning and clearly defining academic integrity. In Part II, Harrison defines authentic assessment and offers examples for faculty to consider. One-page overview, Academic Integrity as a Teaching and Learning Issue

Best Way to Stop Cheating in Online Courses? Teach Better | Inside Higher Ed
Doug Lederman
Presents data from Inside Higher Ed's 2019 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology, and provides a list of small, scalable changes for improving academic integrity.

Mastery Grading and Academic Honesty
Robert Talbert
Talbert argues that the real cause of the academic honesty problem is a grading system based on students accumulating points rather than mastering learning. Discusses how faculty can set up systems that mitigate cheating while still giving students trust, grace, and lenience through a focus on mastery grading.

Going Remote with Integrity | International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI)
Dr. Tricia Bertram Gallant, Director, Academic Integrity Office, UC San Diego; with Dr. Douglas Harrison and Amanda McKenzie
This webinar helps faculty adjust to the remote teaching environment by learning tips and techniques for creating a culture of integrity within a virtual/remote environment.

Online Proctoring in Canvas Using Honorlock | University of Florida
Provides an overview of using Honorlock for online proctoring in Canvas. (Note: Honorlock is platform agnostic and only requires a browser extension in Chrome.)

Why Open-book Tests Deserve a Place in Your Courses | Faculty Focus
Matt Farrell and Shannon Maheu
Instead of wasting valuable time to deter cheating, open-book tests shift the onus of responsibility onto the students themselves.