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Academic integrity

Academic integrity is a core value of the University of Calgary. At UCalgary, academic integrity is a commitment to, and the demonstration of, honest and responsible scholarship. It's important that our faculty and staff feel supported when identifying and handling cases of academic misconduct. 

If you would like information of the University of Calgary's Student Academic Misconduct Policy and Procedure, click here

Student Academic Integrity: A Handbook for Academic Staff and Teaching Assistants

This guide is intended for academic staff at the University of Calgary, though it may also be useful to others on campus including graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants (TAs) and students.

Webinar: Academic Integrity in Online Exams

Guest speaker, Tod Denham, Exams Department Supervisor, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) Open Learning, shares his insights and experiences with how to uphold academic integrity in online exams. Session co-hosted by Dr. Sarah Eaton. 

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25 Strategies to Prevent Plagiarism 

Dr. Sarah Eaton, PhD, provides 25 quick, easy-to-implement strategies to help prevent your students from committing plagiarism. 

How to Lead a Discovery Interview About Contract Cheating

Get some tips on how to discover if your student engaged in contract cheating with example questions and probes. 

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Teaching and Learning with Artificial Intelligence Apps

Artificial intelligence apps, such as ChatGPT, can be part of our educational toolbox just as dictionaries, calculators, and web searches are. If we think of artificial intelligence apps as another tool that students can use to ethically demonstrate their knowledge and learning, then we can emphasize learning as a process not a product.

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A First Response to Assessment and ChatGPT in your Courses

Recent developments in artificial intelligence (AI) tools, such as ChatGPT, have triggered reactions in higher education, ranging from fear about impacts on academic integrity, to concerns about the tool’s effectiveness, to opportunities to innovate. Navigating these developments as part of teaching and learning is critical (Eaton, 2022) and some considerations could support new ways to ethically use these tools.