This guide provides resources for helping your students understand and meet Fleming College's academic integrity expectations when working in an online learning environment.
For questions about academic integrity, please contact Marcia Steeves, Academic Integrity & Copyright Officer: email@example.com
Thank you to our colleagues at Sheridan College that shared this content with us.
Consider adding an integrity statement on tests and assignments.
Make use of educational technologies in D2L
Reach out to the Learning Design and Support Team for information on other tools available to you at LDSTeam@flemingcollege.ca
When students complete assessments online, they don't necessarily cheat more than they would in the classroom. Instead, when they do cheat in online environments, they engage in particular types of cheating:
To prevent these types of cheating, follow the tabs in this section for some specific things faculty can do.
In an online environment, assume every test is an open-book test. To that end:
As well, provide explicit information on what is acceptable and what is not regarding: tools and resources; collaboration, and the use of note-sharing sites.
For assistance with creating assessments, review the resources and advice on Learning Design and Support Team's Assessment Bank.
Help students feel well-prepared for tests and assessments
Help students feel more connected
Respect Student Privacy
The rapid move to remote learning has identified a number of vulnerabilities for students in their new online experience. When holding online lectures and workshops, consider these tips to ensure student privacy is protected and that you provide safety for them in this online environment;
Learn more about academic integrity in online environments:
If you need any academic integrity related assistance, including determination if a breach has occurred, virtual meetings with students, or in-class presentations on the importance of academic integrity at Fleming, please contact Marcia Steeves, Academic Integrity & Copyright Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Allanson, P.E. & Notar, C.E. (2019). Writing multiple-choice items that are reliable and valid. American International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 5(3), 1-9.
Lang, J. (2013). Cheating lessons: Learning from academic dishonesty. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.
University of Calgary: Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning (n.d.). Academic Integrity and online learning. Retrieved from https://taylorinstitute.ucalgary.ca/academic-integrity-online-learning
University of Waterloo, Centre for Teaching Excellence (n.d.). Encouraging academic integrity online. Retrieved from https://uwaterloo.ca/centre-for-teaching-excellence/teaching-resources/teaching-tips/planning-courses/course-design/encouraging-academic-integrity-online
University of Windsor: Academic Integrity Office (n.d.). Prevent, detect and respond. Retrieved from http://www.uwindsor.ca/academic-integrity/336/report