Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity: First Resources

Adapted from the former IDC

Academic Integrity

Lakehead University takes a serious view of offenses against academic honesty such as plagiarism, cheating, and impersonation. Academic dishonesty definitions, examples, and disciplinary procedures are outlined in the university regulations and policies below.

Academic Integrity

A listing of seven aspects of academic integrity: honesty, accuracy, fairness, collegiality, transparency, humanity, duty

Lakehead University takes a serious view of offenses against academic honesty such as plagiarism, cheating, and impersonation. Academic dishonesty definitions, examples, and disciplinary procedures are outlined in the university regulations and policies below.

Plagiarism as Educational Opportunity

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A. "Why Plagiarism Doesn't Bother Me At All: A Research-Based Overview of Plagiarism as Educational Opportunity" (online article) assumes the reader will react to the basic premise "with shock. After all, teachers—especially writing teachers—aren’t supposed to encourage plagiarism." The article also recognizes that "This new perspective on plagiarism requires a new mindset about plagiarism."