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abstract

  • Academic integrity or academic honesty is an essential component of educational institutions, especially higher education institutions, which often have significant consequences for violations of institutional academic honesty rules. However, some students may not have a clear and precise understanding of what qualifies as academic dishonesty, even though students are often held accountable to their institution’s academic honesty rules regardless of their understanding of these rules. The Academic Honesty Quiz is a proactive instructional tool designed to alleviate the disconnect between students’ understanding of academic honesty rules and their accountability to these rules. This tool is a scenario-based quiz designed to assist students in recognizing various forms of academic dishonesty with the goal of helping students to identify activities they should avoid to maintain academic integrity and comply with academic honesty rules. The Academic Honesty Quiz is based on the Texas A&M University Aggie Code of Honor, Aggie Core Values, and sanctions for violations of the Aggie Code of Honor. While the scenarios included in the quiz are examples of violations of the Aggie Code of Honor, any names included in the quiz are fabricated and do not represent actual students associated with the violations.

author list (cited authors)

  • Stoddard, K

complete list of authors

  • Stoddard, Kati

publication date

  • August 2020