Nursing Examinations Promotion of Integrity and Prevention of Cheating

Janice L. Palmer, Margaret Bultas, Renee L. Davis, Ashley D. Schmuke, Joshua B. Fender

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Abstract

Academic integrity is a concern in higher education. The authors describe the findings of a nursing faculty task force developed with the goal of reducing incidents of cheating on classroom examinations in a school of nursing. Following a review of the literature, a modified Delphi technique was used to prioritize the suggested strategies into recommendations for faculty to follow. The findings and recommendations from the task force are presented and serve as a guide for nursing faculty in implementing measures to promote academic integrity during classroom examinations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)180-184
Number of pages5
JournalNurse Educator
Volume41
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Academic dishonesty
  • Academic integrity
  • Cheating
  • Examinations
  • Nursing education

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