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Table 2 Frequencies of Responses of Past and Current Educational Experiences of Academic Integrity and Misconduct

From: International students’ knowledge and emotions related to academic integrity at Canadian postsecondary institutions

Survey items Disagree Not sure Agree  
n % n % n % n
Before beginning studies in Canada, I knew about the concept of academic integrity. 4 8.0 5 10.0 41 82.0 50
Before beginning studies in Canada, I received instruction on how to avoid academic misconduct. 7 14.3 4 8.2 38 77.6 49
Academic integrity expectations in my home country and in Canada are similar. 10 20.0 11 22.0 29 58.0 50
I received an appropriate amount of information about academic integrity or academic misconduct policies at my Canadian postsecondary institution. 3 6.0 3 6.0 44 88.0 50
I received an appropriate level of instruction about strategies to maintain academic integrity at my Canadian postsecondary institution. 1 4.0 1 4.0 23 92.0 25
The policy for academic integrity or academic misconduct at my postsecondary institution is communicated to students clearly 3 6.1 5 10.2 41 83.7 49
The information that I have received about how to avoid academic misconduct at my postsecondary institution is sufficient. 6 12.2 3 6.1 40 81.6 49
  1. Responses of Strongly disagree and Disagree, and Strongly agree and Agree were combined due to very small number of responses in some categories