Reflections on the first year of integrity hour: An online community of practice for academic integrity

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11575/cpai.v4i1.72676

Keywords:

academic integrity, community of practice, informal learning, Canada, higher education, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic

Abstract

Integrity Hour first convened in March 2020, in response to the rapid pivot to emergency remote teaching during COVID-19. After a year, this online community of practice (CoP) is still going strong. We collectively reflect on how the first year of Integrity Hour has informed our understanding of how to uphold and enact academic integrity and impacted how we work with students, support our colleagues, and make decisions.

Author Biographies

Sarah Elaine Eaton, University of Calgary

Sarah Elaine Eaton, PhD, is a full-time faculty member in the Werklund School of Education and the Educational Leader in Residence, Academic Integrity, at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning at the University of Calgary. She specializes in research on academic integrity in higher education. She is the co-founder and co-editor of Canadian Perspectives on Academic Integrity and the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal for Educational Integrity (BMC Springer Nature).

Donna Feledichuk, Portage College

Donna.Feledichuk@PortageCollege.ca

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2021-06-25