Academic integrity is closely integrated with the way we write and design assessment tasks. To learn more about how you can support academic integrity through assessment practice, view the following resources:
This guide outlines how to design assessment for academic integrity, build authenticity into tasks, scaffold understanding of assessment, scaffold understanding of assessment, and target assessment security.
This document outlines key information and changes that are associated with six procedures and what they may mean for your work. There are different implications depending on your role, for example if you are a chief examiner, unit coordinator or academic staff member or if you are a professional staff member who supports education.
Here you will get some key recommendations and an overview on designing effective assessment regimes in line with best-practice principles.
Learn how to mark consistently through the appropriate application of criteria and moderation practices.
This guide provides you with key principles around contract cheating and how to spot it.
Relevant policies and procedures
Monash has specific policies and procedures related to academic integrity. Take the time to review these to inform your teaching practice.
This policy describes the principles of assessment at Monash University to maintain academic standards of student achievement, support students in their academic development and uphold standards of academic integrity.
This procedure outlines the University, staff and students responsibilities to ensure academic integrity, as well as defines types of breaches, states methods for detecting breaches and explains the procedure for dealing with suspected breaches.
If a marker suspects there has been a breach of academic integrity in relation to an assessment task, they must stop marking the assessment and refer the matter immediately to the chief examiner or nominee for academic integrity. This procedure also details security and record keeping for marked assessments.
This procedure applies to all reports of academic misconduct and general misconduct. This procedure sets out the requirements for student misconduct panels in handling allegations of academic or general misconduct and student appeals panels in handling appeals against the findings or penalties of academic or general misconduct.
In this MEA module, you will learn effective ways to teach students about using information in an ethical and responsible manner.
Read this blog post around the 5 myths of assessment and watch Phillip Dawson’s webinar recording on how to structure and design assessments for security.