Academic integrity: a quantitative study of confidence and understanding in students at the start of their higher education

  title={Academic integrity: a quantitative study of confidence and understanding in students at the start of their higher education},
  author={Philip M. Newton},
  journal={Assessment \& Evaluation in Higher Education},
  pages={482 - 497}
  • P. Newton
  • Published 2 April 2016
  • Education
  • Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education
Establishing a positive, proactive approach to issues such as plagiarism requires that students are equipped with the skills and experience to act with integrity, and that educators are fully aware of the attitudes and ability of students, particularly when they start university. This project used a questionnaire-based methodology to probe the attitudes, ability and confidence of undergraduates newly enrolled at a university in the UK, with a focus on concepts relating to written assignments… 

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