Preventing Violations-Academic Integrity - Carnegie Mellon University

Preventing Violations

Both instructors and students can consider steps to enhance academic integrity in the Carnegie Mellon community. These suggestions are drawn from ongoing conversations with students and faculty over the years and from the literature on academic integrity. The steps below include ways students can more effectively manage their own learning with the help of university resources and ways individual instructors can enhance support for student learning and integrity.

Strategies for Students

Strategies for Instructors

Although these strategies will not eliminate all instances of cheating, they can significantly alter the circumstances that often leading to cheating, thereby mitigating a student's perceived need to resort to decision making that compromises his or her integrity.