Many thanks to our panelists Bill Dirienzo, Nichole LaGrow, and Mark Olkowski for leading a conversation around academic integrity for our campus. Below are some clips from the panel that helped steer our discussion—feel free to comment below or join us in the Solidarity Café.
Videos segments from the panel
Resources to Follow Up on Panel Conversation:
Since we had quite a few questions about online proctoring services, we wanted to follow up with some links to articles about proctoring tools and the artificial intelligence programs many of these companies use to verify student’s identity and flag certain behaviors.
- Feathers, Todd, and Janus Rose. “Students Are Rebelling Against Eye-Tracking Exam Surveillance Tools.” Online Magazine. Vice, September 24, 2020. https://www.vice.com/en/article/n7wxvd/students-are-rebelling-against-eye-tracking-exam-surveillance-tools.
- Flaherty, Colleen. “Online Proctoring Is Surging during COVID-19.” Blog. Inside Higher Ed, May 11, 2020. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/05/11/online-proctoring-surging-during-covid-19.
- Grajek, Susan. “COVID-19 QuickPoll Results: Grading and Proctoring.” Blog. Educause Review, April 10, 2020. https://er.educause.edu/blogs/2020/4/educause-covid-19-quickpoll-results-grading-and-proctoring.
Here is some research around using proctoring tools a method for mitigating academic dishonesty and cheating in online and in-person assessments—though these sources also provide plenty of alternatives to using proctoring services as well.
- Ahmed, Farhatulain, and Attia Sheikh. “Academic Integrity; Fostering a Climate to Minimize Academic Misconduct Among Medical Students.” The Professional Medical Journal 23 (August 1, 2016): 903. https://doi.org/10.17957/TPMJ/16.3422.
- Dyer, Jarret M., Heidi C. Pettyjohn, and Steve Saladin. “Academic Dishonestly and Testing: How Student Beliefs and Test Settings Impact Decisions to Cheat.” Journal of National College Testing Association 2020 4, no. 1 (April 28, 2020): 1–30. https://tinyurl.com/ncta-testing-article.
- Richards, Deborah, Sonia Saddiqui, Fiona White, Nicholas McGuigan, and Judi Homewood. “A Theory of Change for Student-Led Academic Integrity.” Quality in Higher Education 22, no. 3 (September 2016): 242–59. https://doi.org/10.1080/13538322.2016.1265849.
- Swauger, Shea. “Our Bodies Encoded: Algorithmic Test Proctoring in Higher Education.” Online Journal. Hybrid Pedagogy, April 2, 2020. https://hybridpedagogy.org/our-bodies-encoded-algorithmic-test-proctoring-in-higher-education/.
Here is the PowerPoint presentation (in PDF format) including some links out to resources.
Here is a crowd-sourced collection of some strategies our attendees explored that seek to decrease one of the dimensions in the "academic misconduct" triangle.
If you’re interested in learning more about the resources that helped inform this panel and workshop, please check those out here: https://blog.uwgb.edu/catl/1209-academic-integrity/