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Table 5 Sample verbatim qualitative student feedback on the AIE-L

From: Developing a university-wide academic integrity E-learning tutorial: a Canadian case

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What academic integrity content did you find most useful?
The definitions/summary I found the section on paraphrasing most interesting and most useful. The rules around collaboration on assignments when it is not specified by the prof or their assignment outline. Outlining the actual steps taken if academic integrity is violated.
Seeing the different types (8 of them) of academic misconduct. Defining what each type of academic misconduct was. I found information about cheating useful because it deepens my understanding how to avoid it. Resources if assistance is needed.
How do I spot academic misconduct? Plagiarism of all kinds. Defining collaboration. It was interesting learning about individual vs. group work when it comes to academic integrity. Knowing what happens if you violate the policy.
The quick review sheet of the Academic Integrity Policy that includes definitions. The scanned examples with explanations were the most useful as it showed content using real examples. Clearly defining and specific examples of improper collaboration and using previous work were very helpful. They show realistic examples that a student may encounter at MacEwan.  
What it is {Academic Integrity} and a link to the policy. Citations and when it becomes a plagiarism.   
  Different method to paraphrase and where to find help for assignment.   
  Falsification and multiple submissions.   
What Academic Integrity content would you like more information about?
More examples of definitions. Defining plagiarism, seeing examples of it, and how to avoid it. The only area I was unsure of in this module was collaboration. This are could be elaborated on in this module. Maybe a bit more in regard to school. What will happen if you are suspected, such as applying to other schools.
I feel that cheating was not given enough attention. I would like to see more information on unintentional assistance of others. The only area I was unsure of in this module was collaboration. This area could be elaborated on in this module. Whether people can be falsely accused.
As well, the consequences of cheating/violating academic integrity need to be emphasized more. Would like to see more examples of citations for additional references (videos, radio) when doing assignments. More info about different possible situations when a student is “cheating.”  
How to spot academic misconduct. Examples of different degrees of academic integrity. It mentions differentiating helping friends and assisting with misconduct. The module gives examples of assisting with misconduct but does not mention how we can help friends.  
To improve any aspects of the module, what changes would you suggest?
Don’t repeat things; made it harder to read. Make it more interactive in the slides. Make the “next lessen bar” at bottom of page more obvious.  
Put a much larger focus on the consequence’s students will face if they are caught violating academic integrity. I would improve the audio recordings because they sounded a bit far away and a little too casual. Too much little quizzes for module 3.  
Add how to report violations of academic integrity. Changing language to be less confusing in some questions. Make the test a bit longer.  
There are too many links to follow, sometimes the internet does not work fast, it is difficult to load the reading. More scenarios for proper explanations. Should suggest how we can properly help friends. The only suggestions the module gives is for counselling and SAMU Peer Support, these both involve getting help from people other than your friends.  
Provide more specific examples of academic misconduct. More examples of citing and/or links to more resources that may not be created by MacEwan. The quiz. Sometimes, depending on a response the “check marks” for answers that are incorrect.  
  Give more examples. Not sure about the responses requiring a typed answer. Would the system take into account spelling mistakes or would it mark an answer as incorrect due to a small typo?  
   Monopoly examples was a little confusing.  
   Written question after the “Truth about dishonestly” video does not accept the spelling “rationalize” used in the video.