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Tatum, Holly E. – Journal of College and Character, 2022
In 1993, McCabe and Treviño published a seminal paper in which they proposed that honor codes reduced academic misconduct among college students. I review the research on honor codes that has emerged in the last 30 years. The extant body of literature demonstrates the efficacy of honor codes in creating and maintaining a culture of academic…
Descriptors: Integrity, Ethics, Standards, Cheating
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Parnther, Ceceilia – Journal of College and Character, 2022
International students experience unique challenges that place them at risk for academic misconduct violations, including language, academic expectations, cultural differences, academic preparedness, and policy understanding. Academic misconduct issues can significantly risk student success, leaving international students especially susceptible to…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Cheating, Ethics, Barriers
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Cullen, Courtney S. – Journal of College and Character, 2022
Academic integrity policies and processes vary from institution to institution and between countries. The last 30 years has seen increased attention on policies that provide a process focused on educating students and reintegrating those who cheat into their institutions rather than punitive and permanent sanctions, such as expulsion.
Descriptors: Integrity, Cheating, Educational Experience, Punishment
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Murphy, Greer A. – Journal of College and Character, 2022
This article reviews three decades of scholarship to establish connection(s) between language diversity and integrity research. It makes the case that by shifting the vocabulary, methods, and scope of our work, we scholar-practitioners and integrity professionals become better able to equitably support multilingual learners in their writing from…
Descriptors: Integrity, Cheating, Plagiarism, Multilingualism
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De Maio, Carmela; Dixon, Kathryn – Journal of College and Character, 2022
This article reviews and evaluates the academic integrity research conducted in Australasia over a 30-year period from 1990-2020. It presents an analysis of studies on academic integrity including those on contract cheating as an increasing area of concern in higher education. The authors divide the research according to the diverse…
Descriptors: Integrity, Ethics, Higher Education, Cheating
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Moriarty, Christian; Wilson, Blaire – Journal of College and Character, 2022
This opinion article presents two main virtues that should shape the development of academic integrity policies in higher education: justice and consistency. It discusses and analyzes some of the most common features of modern integrity policies, how examples of them achieve (or do not achieve) the goals of consistency and justice, and our…
Descriptors: Integrity, Values Education, Ethics, Educational Policy
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Waltz, Russell W.; Sasso, Pietro A. – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Current faculty and other stakeholders for higher education have cited a lack of critical thinking within traditional undergraduate students. Some have touted this "soft skill" as a necessary competency for postgraduate employment because others within the private sector have challenged higher education to reconsider how this skill is…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Critical Thinking, Undergraduate Students, Student Leadership
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Pichon, Henrietta Williams – Journal of College and Character, 2021
This article focused on findings of case study that explored the use of Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" to supplement a service-learning project. The project was initiated in an academic orientation course as a part of a summer bridge program in order to foster a sense of belonging. Data from written reflections and a focus group centered…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Sense of Community, Summer Programs, Self Concept
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van Stee, Elena G.; Winfield, Taylor Paige; Cadge, Wendy; Schmalzbauer, John; Steinwert, Tiffany; Rambo, Shelly; Clifford, Elizabeth – Journal of College and Character, 2021
This article examines student engagement with chaplaincy services through a pilot survey administered at a private liberal arts college (n = 1043). Almost half of the respondents reported engagement with campus chaplains, which varied by religious tradition and race. Respondents who had engaged with chaplains were more likely to report integrating…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Clergy, College Students, Residential Institutions
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Abouras, Rachel Lauren – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Adapting the work as calling theory (WCT), the present study used path analysis to examine the relations among calling, person-environment fit ("P"-E fit), life meaning, living one's calling, academic burnout, and life satisfaction in a sample of law students (N = 245). Propositions of the WCT model were generally supported by data in…
Descriptors: Law Students, Legal Education (Professions), Correlation, Life Satisfaction
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Ahmadi, Shafiqa; Boarnet, Jacob; Garcia, Brandon; Majumder, Milie – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Using data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program and the Department of Education Government Accountability Office (DOE GAO), this study examines the prevalence of hate crimes directed at Muslim, Sikh, and Jewish students and explores whether hate crimes increased during the 2016 presidential…
Descriptors: Institutional Role, Minority Group Students, Religious Cultural Groups, Crime
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Arminio, Jan; Yamanaka, Aoi; Hassell-Goodman, Sharrell; Athanasiou, Janet; Hess, Richard M.; Quiles, Brandon – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Advocacy and activism have become frequent topics of recent research. In this study we sought to discover whether there are patterns of advocacy and to identify patterns so that advocates and activists might broaden their skills to increase effectiveness. Through engaging with 26 participants and using a conceptual framework of archetypes,…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Activism, Risk, Altruism
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Sanchez, Mabel E. – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Researchers have suggested that student group involvement during college is beneficial for students on various academic and psychosocial measures. Most research has not focused on how different student groups provide different environments and support that impact students' experience. This ethnography focuses on one Christian student organization…
Descriptors: Christianity, Student Organizations, Power Structure, College Students
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Byrne, Virginia L.; Higginbotham, Bridget L.; Donlan, Alice E.; Stewart, Terah J. – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Today's student activists leverage social media to bring campus-based protests to a wider audience and create a counterspace for discussing racism on campus. In this article, the authors present a novel case of social media activism in which students occupied an official university hashtag to raise awareness of racism on campus (i.e., an online…
Descriptors: Social Media, Activism, College Students, Racial Discrimination
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Mehrotra, Meeta; Zemba, Stephanie; Hoffman, Kristi – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Dating across religious lines is becoming more common in the United States, especially among young adults, suggesting greater acceptance of interfaith relationships. Although college is a place where young adults encounter diversity, little is known about students' attitudes toward interfaith dating. Thirty-seven students were divided into five…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Religion, Parent Attitudes, Parent Influence
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