Many schools have developed their own resources about academic integrity; others draw upon excellent resources that are widely available online. We offer a small selection of web-based resources here, but we would be pleased to expand this page. Feel free to send us other materials that you have found helpful. Examples of helpful websites or publicly available electronic resources may be sent to Lisa Laskin at the Office of Undergraduate Education, email@example.com.
The University as an Intellectual Community
We want students to understand and adhere to our Honor Code in order to actually learn something, not simply to avoid the consequences for cheating. Princeton offers a strong intellectual rationale for doing scholarly work with integrity.
Advice to Faculty from Students
If you have read the document that our students put together this will sound familiar. Here, students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provide suggestions to faculty on how to support academic integrity in the classroom.
Academic Integrity: A Letter to My Students
Academic integrity is situated squarely within personal integrity. This professor of political science at Oakton Community College makes a strong statement that students and faculty alike have a responsibility to creating and maintaining a culture of integrity within a class.
Plagiarism and the Challenge of Essay Writing: Learning from our Students
Academic dishonesty is rarely willful, but often the case of outside pressure or ignorance of a better way to produce scholarly work. A professor at York University discusses her engagement with students on issues of academic integrity.
At Berkeley, undergraduates, faculty, and graduate student instructors can draw on a wealth of online sources, developed as that institution established an honor code in 2013. This page offers tips and links to other teaching and integrity resources at that institution.
Academic Dishonesty Definitions
The University of Pennsylvania has a clear and comprehensive online guide to help students understand academic dishonesty terms.
Computer Science and the Honor Code
Computer Science courses bring their own challenges to the area of academic integrity, as the many in the field seek to foster collaboration while supporting the submission of original work. Stanford University’s CS department offers a specific take on that institution’s Honor Code.
Plagiarism and Style
If you are looking for yet more guidance from other institutions, you may find this comprehensive collection of electronic resources, from Washington and Lee University, helpful.
Skills and Strategies: Understanding Plagiarism in a Digital Age
Students today operate in an information sphere that is vastly different from that in which many of their instructors became scholars. This article from the New York Times Learning Network provides assignment examples and suggestions for navigating this brave new world.