Title

Instructing students in academic integrity

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Plagiarism is a great temptation to students in this digital age, in areas ranging from the purchases of term papers on the internet to improper citing sources in reports to the inappropriate use of clickers in the classroom. We have explored attitudes about academic integrity amoung college science students using a survey that was previsously published in the business literature (Allen, Fuller, and Luckett 1998). We have also given workshops and developed a number of online resources for students and faculty. From our experiences with both domestic and international students, we believe that we can help them learn to practice academic integrity by combining instruction on the proper use of intellectual property with clear guidelines in preparing course assignments and syllabi.

Disciplines

Education | Information Literacy | Library and Information Science | Other Education | Other Legal Studies

Permissions

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Publisher Citation

Craig, P. A., Federici, E., & Buehler, M. A. (2010). Instructing students in academic integrity. Journal of College Science Teaching, 40(2), 18-23.