Academic Integrity

Devitis, J, L. (2008). Guiding students from cheating and plagiarism to honesty and integrity: Strategies for change. Choice, 45(10), 1695-1695. Retrieved from

The author presents views expressed by different authors regarding plagiarism and academic integrity within the educational system. It suggests taking up a religious approach in addressing the concept of integrity in schools. It further states students should be ethically and emotionally sound while pursuing academic endeavors.

McCabe, D. L. &Pavela, G. (2004). Ten [Updated] Principles of Academic Integrity. Change 36(3), 10-15.

This article updates principles that ought to be followed for purposes of enhancing academic integrity and how American education system can benefit from integrity. It also highlights how internet use has contributed to deception and cheating among students.

Building a culture of honesty. (2008). Resource, 15(1), 19-19, 21. Retrieved from   

 This article highlights an incident in Ohio University that caused the revocation of a student pursuing a master’s degree in engineering. It further highlights academic integrity had to be reviewed as a result of the incidence.

Guenin, L. M. (2005). Intellectual honesty. Synthese, 145(2), 177-232. Doi:


Student honesty linked to discounts in Maryland. (1997, Feb 28). Tulsa World. Retrieved from


Haack, S. (2005). The ideal of intellectual integrity, in life and literature*. New Literary History, 36(3), 359-373,497. Retrieved from


Peter, S. S., & Robert, D. S. (2007). Curbing cheating, raising integrity. The Education Digest, 72(8), 42-50. Retrieved from


Langone, M. (2007). Promoting integrity among nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education, 46(1), 45-47. Retrieved from

The articles highlights the fact that nurses are entrusted with the lives of people as such it is a grave concern when they cheat in their exams. It states those students who show unethical practices in studies are likely to project the same in their nursing practice.


Nagel, S. (2001). Development of an academic honesty policy: A case study in collaboration with faculty. College Student Affairs Journal, 20(2), 104-104+. Retrieved from

The articles talks of the Western Michigan University new honesty academic policies and also describes how the students’ affairs and faculty in the college have a flourishing relationship.

Richard, A. B., Rene, L. M., Ryann, G. S. B., Marisa, A. W. H., & al, e. (2004). Examining the decision process of students' cheating behavior: An empirical study. Journal of Business Ethics, 50(4), 397-414. Retrieved from


The main highlight in this article is cheating attitude noted in students and cognitive moral development. The list of students sampled showed 66.4 percent of students in colleges and high school cheat.

Ruth, N. H. (2004). Where is the honor? Phi Kappa Phi Forum, 84(4), 30-31. Retrieved from

The article highlights the fact that in the business world and academics, integrity is outdated. It states students go to great lights in order to pass because they yield to pressure from teachers, families and friends and also addresses ways through which schools can increase integrity.