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Handbook of Academic Integrity

Bretag, Tracey Ann (Ed.)

2016, 1200 p. In 2 volumes, not available separately.

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  • A reference work with greater breadth and depth in scope than other books, with a focus beyond student plagiarism
  • Provides an international overview of the field, demonstrating commonalities and differences between regions and approaches
  • Engages with controversial debates in the field
The book brings together diverse views from around the world and provides a comprehensive overview of the subject, beginning with different definitions of academic integrity through how to create the ethical academy. At the same time, the Handbook does not shy away from some of the vigorous debates in the field such as the causes of academic integrity breaches. There has been an explosion of interest in academic integrity in the last 10-20 years. New technologies that have made it easier than ever for students to ‘cut and paste’, coupled with global media scandals of high profile researchers behaving badly, have resulted in the perception that plagiarism is ‘on the rise’. This, in combination with the massification and commercialisation of higher education, has resulted in a burgeoning interest in the importance of academic integrity, how to safeguard it and how to address breaches appropriately. What may have seemed like a relatively easy topic to address – students copying sources without attribution – has in fact, turned out to be a very complex, interdisciplinary field of research requiring contributions from linguists, psychologists, social scientists, anthropologists, teaching and learning specialists, mathematicians, accountants, medical doctors, lawyers and philosophers, to name just a few. Despite or perhaps because of this broad interest and input, there has been no single authoritative reference work which brings together the vast, growing, interdisciplinary and at times contradictory body of literature. For both established researchers/practitioners and those new to the field, this Handbook provides a one-stop-shop as well as a launching pad for new explorations and discussions.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Academic Integrity - Academic and professional integrity - Academic ethics - Academic misconduct - Asia-Pacific Forum on Educational Integrity - Committee on Publication Ethics - Disciplinary approaches - Educational Integrity - Falsification - Helen Marsden - Human research ethics - Internationalisation of higher education - Plagiarism - Plagiarism in higher education - Research Integrity - Research education training - Research ethics - Tracey Bretag - Tricia Bertram Gallant - cheating - ethical academy

Related subjects » Applied Ethics & Social Responsibility - Education & Language - Higher Education

Table of contents 

Defining Academic Integrity - International Perspectives.- Academic Integrity in North America.- Asian Perspectives of Academic Integrity : China.- Asian Perspectives of Academic Integrity : India.- Asian Perspectives of Academic Integrity : Indonesia.- Asian Perspectives of Academic Integrity : Japan.- Asian Perspectives of Academic Integrity : Malaysia.- Educational Integrity in Australia.- European Perspectives of Academic Integrity.- Middle Eastern Perspectives of Academic Integrity : A Perspective from Egypt.- Middle Eastern Perspectives of Academic Integrity : A view from the Gulf Region.- Perspectives of Academic Integrity from Colombia.- Perspectives of Academic Integrity from Nigeria.- UK Perspectives of Academic Integrity.- Breaches of Academic Integrity.- Breaches of Academic Integrity using Collusion.- Breaches of Academic Integrity using Exam Cheating.- Breaches of Academic Integrity Using Plagiarism.- Custom Essay Writers, Freelancers and Other Paid Third Parties.- Falsification of Academic Documents.- Falsification of Data.- File Sharing and Academic Integrity.- Getting Paid Help to get the Doctorate Done.- Contextual Factors Which Impact Academic Integrity.- Academic Standards in Higher Education: Trends, Context, and Prognosis.- Commercialisation and Marketisation of Higher Education.- Internationalisation of Higher Education.- Promoting Academic Integrity through Authentic Assessment Strategies.- What it Means to be a Student Today.- Who is to Blame? Motivators of Student Academic Dishonesty in Higher Education.- Academic Integrity Policy and Practice.- Adopting a Teaching and Learning Approach.- Developing a Sustainable Holistic Institutional Approach: Dealing with Realities ‘on the ground’ When Implementing an Academic Integrity Policy.- Educational Responses.- Exemplary Academic Integrity Policy.- Holistic Approach.- Start them Early and Right: Creating a Culture of Academic Integrity in Elementary Schools.- Supporting Secondary School Students.- Plagiarism in Higher Education: An Academic Literacies Issue?- Creating Faculty Development Programming to Prevent Plagiarism: Strategies and Understandings.- International EAL Students.- Mentoring and Monitoring First-year College Writers.- Plagiarism or Patch-writing?- Scholarly Work and Meaning: Making the Conventions of Academic Integrity Signify.- Seven Metaphors Towards Originality: The Role of Bridging and Foundation Courses in Unpacking Academic Integrity for Undergraduate and Graduate Students.- Student Perspectives on Plagiarism.- Academic Integrity in the Digital Age.- Authorship, Identity and Plagiarism in the Digital Age.- Contract Cheating.- Plagiarism and the Internet.- Quantitative and Qualitative Methods to Manage Plagiarism.- Recycling Our Own Work in the Digital Age.- The Internet as a double-edged sword: temptation or vehicle for plagiarism and cheating?- Disciplinary Approaches to Academic Integrity.- Academic Integrity in Non-Text Based Disciplines.- Health and Social Care.- Humanities.- Law.- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).- Social Sciences.- Integrity in Research and Research Training.- Research Integrity: China and U.S.- Research Integrity: International Perspectives.- Research Integrity: Introduction.- Research Integrity: Perspectives from Argentina, Brazil, and U.S.- Research Integrity: Perspectives from Australia and Netherlands.- Research Integrity: Perspectives from Austria and Canada.- Research Integrity: Perspectives from Canada.- Research Integrity: Perspectives from Korea and U.S.- Integrity Versus Fraud and Corruption.- Corrupted Credentials: Plagiarised Theses, Fake Degrees, Falsified cvs, Identity.- Plagiarism in the Wider World: Celebrities, Politicians, Businesses, Journalists, Judges.- Science and Vested Interests: Sponsored Research, Secrecy, Conflicts of Interest, Ghostwriting, Hazards to Public.- Scientific Fraud: Fabrication, Data Manipulation, Shonky Statistics, etc.- Suppression of Dissent: Attacking Dissidents, Blocking Innovation, Marginalising Research Fields; The Chilling Effect.- Whistleblowing and Activism: Exposing and Opposing Abuses.- Systems Approach to Going Forward.- Creating Cultures of Integrity.- Engaging Students and Faculty.- Getting Political: What Institutions & Governments Need to Do.- Infusing Ethical Decision-Making & Acting into the Curriculum.- Leveraging Failures for the Betterment of Education.- Teaching and Learning Approach – Duplicate.

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