Centre for Teaching and Learning

Centre for Teaching and Learning
Centre for Teaching and Learning

Developing Academic Integrity

While there are many ways to introduce the concept of academic integrity, students are empowered to bring integrity to their work when they develop strong research and writing skills.

Please refer to Academic Integrity: In-Course Approaches and Resources (PDF, 1.40MB) for examples of approaches and resources that can foster that development such as:

  • Designing Assignments: Outlines approaches that support the ongoing development of academic integrity by building research and writing skills.
  • Supporting Discovery, Research, and Inquiry: Describes a scaffolded approach to research skill development and how it can be reinforced with supporting Library guides and services. Sequential support for specific assignment scan be offered to: 
  • Provide background context to the topic  
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  • Develop research questions
  • Map the information landscape
  • Identify core disciplinary information tools
  • Compare search strategies
  • Evaluate information sources
  • Organize and manage citations
  • Reflect on feedback on research and writing strategies


  • Alternative Assignments: Variety in assignment types helps to develop different types of research and writing skills. See the 30 examples provided.
  • Teaching Ethical Writing: Outlines components of learning to write ethically and how it can be reinforced with supporting Writing Centre guides and services.