We all know that academic integrity means not cheating, plagiarizing or engaging in other forms of academic dishonesty. So we know what it's not, but what is it?
According to Dr. Bill Taylor, academic integrity involves a system of interconnected rights and responsibilities. Our ability to succeed as students, as teachers, and as an institution depends on every person exercising their rights and living up to their responsibilities. The failure of any of us to do what is required to uphold academic integrity diminishes the opportunity for the rest of us to achieve our goals.
Academic Integrity is not a passive thing; academic integrity is a practice that requires action: