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Exploring Academic Integrity - A Self-Guided Tutorial

A tutorial to guide you through the concepts of Academic Integrity and your obligations as a student.


Bloomington Geography Class, A class looking at a map, 1983

Part I - The Scholarly Conversation

At colleges and universities all around the world, students and faculty are participating in scholarly conversations, otherwise known as “academic discourse.” This discourse is how scholars engage with each other, communicate their research, and build on existing scholarship to create new knowledge.

In This Module, You Will:

  • Learn the meaning of the “scholarly conversation”
  • Understand the responsibilities and rights of academia
  • Value attribution as a key habit of mind for scholars

Image: Bloomington Geography Class, 1983, Copyright 2002-2011. The Trustees of Indiana University.