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Table 3 Frequency of Responses to Confidence and Emotions related to Academic Integrity Policies

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

Survey items Disagree Neutral Agree n
n % n % n %  
I feel confident that I know how to avoid academic misconduct at my postsecondary institution. 5 10.2 5 10.2 39 79.6 49
When I read my postsecondary institution’s academic integrity policy, I felt fearful.a 22 45.8 12 25.0 14 29.1 48
When I read my postsecondary institution’s academic integrity policy, I felt anxious.a 26 55.3 8 17 13 27.6 47
When I read my postsecondary institution’s academic integrity policy, I felt confident. 3 6.3 15 31.3 30 62.5 48
When I first learned about academic integrity and/or academic misconduct, the idea was confusing.a 28 58.3 6 12.5 14 29.2 48
  1. Responses of Strongly disagree and Disagree, and Strongly agree and Agree were combined due to very small number of responses in some categories
  2. aIndicates items where responses were summed to produce a “negative feelings” score