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Academic Integrity Tutorial: Test your Prior Knowledge

Test Your Prior Knowledge

Complete the following poll to see how your assumptions compare to others.

Please Note: This is not a quiz and the popular vote is not necessarily the right answer. It is merely a poll to help you establish some common ideas about access to information and its acceptable use. 

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Why do I need the library when everything I need for university research can be found using Google.
Agree: 1011 votes (9.87%)
Disagree: 8872 votes (86.63%)
Don't know: 358 votes (3.5%)
Total Votes: 10241

Information I find online has no copyright attached to it; it is free for me to use.
Agree: 548 votes (5.49%)
Disagree: 8997 votes (90.07%)
Don't know: 444 votes (4.44%)
Total Votes: 9989

Openly licensed materials such as text, music, or images that carry a Creative Commons license don’t require a citation when reusing.
Agree: 881 votes (8.89%)
Disagree: 8005 votes (80.77%)
Don't know: 1025 votes (10.34%)
Total Votes: 9911

Wikipedia is not usually considered a reliable source of information for academic research.
Agree: 8639 votes (86.81%)
Disagree: 1114 votes (11.19%)
Don't know: 199 votes (2%)
Total Votes: 9952

Risks associated with plagiarism are over-rated because nothing is original and everything can be remixed.
Agree: 579 votes (5.87%)
Disagree: 8979 votes (91.06%)
Don't know: 303 votes (3.07%)
Total Votes: 9861

Avoiding academic misconduct is about developing good academic and time management skills.
Agree: 8149 votes (82.45%)
Disagree: 1384 votes (14%)
Don't know: 351 votes (3.55%)
Total Votes: 9884

The values of academic integrity - honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility, and courage - are worth upholding, even in the face of adversity.
Agree: 9655 votes (97.8%)
Disagree: 126 votes (1.28%)
Don't Know: 91 votes (0.92%)
Total Votes: 9872

Sample Quiz Question

Which of the following constitutes academic misconduct?
Seeking to acquire or acquiring prior knowledge of the contents of any examination question or paper with the intent of gaining an unfair advantage: 136 votes (1.27%)
Consulting or seeking the assistance of others when writing a “take home” examination unless permitted by the course instructor: 74 votes (0.69%)
Altering answers on a returned examination: 72 votes (0.67%)
Collaborating with other students without the express consent of the instructor: 23 votes (0.21%)
Presenting the work, words or ideas of someone else as your own: 199 votes (1.85%)
All of the above: 10143 votes (94.49%)
None of the above: 87 votes (0.81%)
Total Votes: 10734