Academic integrity

bottom up

Abhaya Nayak, Deborah Richards, Sonia Saddiqui, Judi Homewood, Fiona White, Nicholas McGuigan, Meredith Taylor, Premala Sureshkumar

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Abstract

International studies show improved efficacy of top-down approaches to academic integrity when supplemented with appropriate student driven counterparts, such as honour councils. We surveyed 5538 students across four Australian higher education institutions to gauge their level of interest for a possible student society devoted to academic integrity, and learn how they would like it to function. Despite much student scepticism towards its feasibility, more than quarter of those surveyed expressed willingness to be involved in such a society, and provided their opinion on its possible roles and activities.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrom policy to practice - bridging the gap
Subtitle of host publicationa collection of talks presented at the 6APCEI
EditorsAbhaya Nayak, Sonia Saddiqui
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherMacquarie University
Pages41-58
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventAsia Pacific Conference on Educational Integrity (6th : 2013) - Sydney
Duration: 2 Oct 20134 Oct 2013

Conference

ConferenceAsia Pacific Conference on Educational Integrity (6th : 2013)
CitySydney
Period2/10/134/10/13

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Keywords

  • Student-led academic integrity
  • Honour Code Societies

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Nayak, A., Richards, D., Saddiqui, S., Homewood, J., White, F., McGuigan, N., ... Sureshkumar, P. (2013). Academic integrity: bottom up. In A. Nayak, & S. Saddiqui (Eds.), From policy to practice - bridging the gap: a collection of talks presented at the 6APCEI (pp. 41-58). Sydney: Macquarie University.