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Plagiarism Prevention and Academic Integrity

This guide covers student academic honesty with a focus on plagiarism including detection and strategies for prevention.

Getting Started

One of the first steps we can all take to prevent plagiarism is to model the ethical use of information and demonstrate scrupulous citation habits and respect for copyright and attribution. This is especially important for instructors. You can learn more about this on our Copyright and Fair Use guide.

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Integrity Hour- a model for a community of practice

In 2020 an online community of practice formed in Canada around the topic of academic integrity. Sarah Elaine Eaton has shared out a summary and how to guide for others to implement an academic community of practice.