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Academic Integrity Tutorial: Test your Existing Knowledge

Complete the Poll

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

Clicking will compare your response to others, but does not determine a right or wrong answer. The poll is merely a way to establish some common ideas about access to information and its acceptable use. To learn more, click the Don't Know link.

Agree or Disagree?

Visiting the library is unnecessary because everything I need when doing research can be found using Google.
Agree: 1744 votes (9.07%)
Disagree: 16843 votes (87.57%)
Don't know: 646 votes (3.36%)
Total Votes: 19233

Information I find online has no copyright attached to it; it is free for me to use.
Agree: 978 votes (5.22%)
Disagree: 16948 votes (90.39%)
Don't know: 823 votes (4.39%)
Total Votes: 18749

Openly licensed materials such as text, music, or images that carry a Creative Commons license don’t require a citation when reusing.
Agree: 1632 votes (8.79%)
Disagree: 15137 votes (81.5%)
Don't know: 1803 votes (9.71%)
Total Votes: 18572

Wikipedia is not usually considered a reliable source of information for academic research.
Agree: 16102 votes (86.29%)
Disagree: 2163 votes (11.59%)
Don't know: 395 votes (2.12%)
Total Votes: 18660

Risks associated with plagiarism are over-rated because nothing is original and everything can be remixed.
Agree: 1144 votes (6.21%)
Disagree: 16728 votes (90.81%)
Don't know: 548 votes (2.98%)
Total Votes: 18420

No one owns the information generated by chatbots like ChatGPT, so it is free for me to use without attribution.
Agree: 136 votes (2.92%)
Disagree: 4268 votes (91.51%)
Don't know: 260 votes (5.57%)
Total Votes: 4664

Undeclared or unauthorized use of AI tools to produce work for academic credit (assignments, theses or dissertations) is a form of academic misconduct.
Agree: 4375 votes (94.43%)
Disagree: 202 votes (4.36%)
Don't know: 56 votes (1.21%)
Total Votes: 4633

Avoiding academic misconduct is about developing good academic and time management skills.
Agree: 15477 votes (84.35%)
Disagree: 2264 votes (12.34%)
Don't know: 608 votes (3.31%)
Total Votes: 18349

The values of academic integrity - honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility, and courage - are worth upholding, even in the face of adversity.
Agree: 17943 votes (97.65%)
Disagree: 259 votes (1.41%)
Don't know: 172 votes (0.94%)
Total Votes: 18374

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: 260 votes (1.37%)
Consulting or seeking the assistance of others when writing a “take home” examination unless permitted by the course instructor: 132 votes (0.69%)
Altering answers on a returned examination: 142 votes (0.75%)
Collaborating with other students without the express consent of the instructor: 53 votes (0.28%)
Presenting the work, words or ideas of someone else as your own: 386 votes (2.03%)
All of the above: 17868 votes (94.08%)
None of the above: 152 votes (0.8%)
Total Votes: 18993