Whether you need a letter template to notify a student of a hearing or example syllabi language, the following resources can help you gain knowledge and skills to ensure that your classes, adjudication steps, and students' work are meeting the standards of academic integrity at Miami.
- Procedures for Addressing Cases of Academic Dishonesty (Word Doc 3.1MB)
This step-by-step manual serves as a guide for academic deans, chairs, and program administrators in adjudicating cases of academic dishonesty.
- Letter Templates
Faculty and administrators can use the following templates to develop the necessary communications in the academic dishonesty adjudication process:• 1—Report of Alleged Incident of Academic Dishonesty (DOC 37KB)
• 2—Notice of Hearing (DOC 42KB)
• 3—Not Responsible Letter (DOC 36KB)
• 4—Inquiry to Provost's Office About Prior Dishonesty Violations (DOC 30KB)
• 5—Report of Hearing Outcome to Dean (DOC 51KB)
• 6—Report of Hearing Outcome to Accused Student (DOC 43KB)
• 7—Dean's Response to Student Appeal (DOC 39KB)
• 8—Dean's Decision Letter for Students Who Are Not Suspended (DOC 39KB)
• 9—Dean's Decision Letter for Students Who Are Suspended (DOC 35KB)
- Attachments for Student Notification Letters
• Undergraduate Student Academic Dishonesty Appeal Instructions (DOCX 30KB)
• Graduate Student Academic Dishonesty Appeal Instructions (DOCX 135KB)
• Student Guide to Academic Dishonesty Hearings (DOCX 177KB)
- FAQ about Academic Integrity and Academic Dishonesty (DOCX 186KB)
- Syllabus Language about Academic Integrity (DOCX 162KB)
- Faculty Academic Dishonesty Reporting Checklist (DOCX 137KB)
This online tutorial teaches students how to practice standards of academic integrity while allowing you to track their completion of the program.
- Turnitin Support and Training Resources
Turnitin offers a number of support resources, including self-guided videos (see "Narrated Flash Videos") and online training sessions. The online training is very beneficial for new users and also serves as a great refresher for current users. Sessions are offered twice per day (see schedule).
- Best Practice Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity in Online Education
The strategies presented reflect the combined contributions of WCET, the UT TeleCampus, and the Instructional Technology Council.
- Center for Academic Integrity (CAI)
The Center provides a forum to identify, affirm, and promote the values of academic integrity among students, faculty, teachers, and administrators worldwide.
- Anti-Plagiarism Strategies for Research Papers
Author and educator Robert Harris offers strategies of awareness, prevention, and detection.
- Cheating 101: Paper Mills and You
This publication provides an overview of the current state of Internet paper mills and ways to combat plagiarism.
- Plagiarism Certification Form
Used in the Chemistry department at the University of Kentucky, this form exemplifies a tool you can use to promote academic integrity.
Accessible versions of all documents are available upon request.