You can find more about the recommendations of the Task Force and a status update below.
Preliminary recommendations by area included:
- Student Education: Develop an institutional strategy for early intervention aimed at making students aware of the importance of academic integrity as well as the consequences of violating the academic honesty policy.
- Faculty Education: Develop a training program for faculty on all aspects of the academic honesty policy, including how and when it gets applied, how the reporting and student discipline process works, and the importance of reporting cases of academic dishonesty as they arise.
- Assessment Strategies and Faculty Resources: Expand resources and guidelines for appropriate assessment options for low- and high-stakes testing, and further research testing tools for optimization, usability, cost, etc. Establish a repository of faculty resources aimed at providing everything from standardized syllabi language to video assets to assist faculty in promoting a culture of academic honesty.