Academic Integrity in the Classroom

Center for Research on Learning and Teaching


Academic integrity is the pursuit of scholarly activity in an honest and responsible manner. In the classroom, academic integrity involves a range of issues, including – but not limited to – cheating, plagiarism, and facilitating acts of academic dishonesty by others.


Academic Integrity in the Classroom: A Selected List of Resources for the University of Michigan
http://www.lib.umich.edu/acadintegrity

This website provides information for instructors on teaching about academic integrity, identifying plagiarized works, finding resources for students, and linking to UM policies and procedures for dealing with violations of academic integrity.

CRLT Occasional Paper No. 20:   Promoting academic integrity in the classroom, Meizlish, D. (2005).
http://www.crlt.umich.edu/publinks/occasional.html

Honor Codes at the University of Michigan
http://www.crlt.umich.edu/faculty/honor.php

This website provides links to the honor codes and academic integrity policies of the various UM schools and colleges. If you suspect you have a case of academic dishonesty, it is important to know the policies of the school or college in which you are teaching. In all circumstances, seek advice from a supervising faculty member or your department chair.

Discussing Academic Ethics (.pdf)

This document describes scenarios and discussion questions that can help facilitate conversations with students about academic ethics. These were originally prepared for use at the Ethics in Public Life Forum “Academic Integrity and the U-M Undergraduate Experience” held at U-M on November 9, 2005.

Consultations and Customized Programs

CRLT instructional consultants can help instructors to preserve their pedagogical goals while minimizing the likelihood of cheating and plagiarism. To request a consultation, call 764-0505 or email crlt@umich.edu.

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