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Academic Ethics at IIT
Resources relevant to IIT students, faculty & staff.
Code of Academic Honesty
The Code of Academic Honesty for the Illinois Institute of Technology, found in the Student Handbook.
Code of Conduct
The Student Code of Conduct for the Illinois Institute of Technology, outlining behaviors and practices that students should refrain from while they are a member of the IIT community.
IIT Code of Ethics
This code of ethics was developed by the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions with substantial input from focus groups made up of IIT students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Though never fully adopted by IIT as official, it is an extremely good example of the ethical ideas of the IIT community.
Suggested Print Resources
Ethics and the University by
Call Number: CSEP.LB2324.D381999
Publication Date: 1999-02-12
Discusses ethical issues in academic life, methods of teaching ethics in professional courses, and ethics in student life on campus.
Books on Academic Ethics in held in IIT Libraries
Collections of case studies dealing with academic ethics including academic integrity, plagiarism, collaboration, choosing a mentor, and intellectual freedom.
A collection of case studies developed by the Markkkua Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University.
Ethics Education Library
Developed by the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions at IIT, the Ethics Education Library includes a large collection of case studies dealing with academic ethics both from the perspective of the student and the professor.
Other University Codes of Ethics
Aspirational codes of ethics developed by universities other than IIT.
University of Pennsylvania, Student Code of Ethics
Code of Ethics for University of Pennsylvania students in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. This code is interesting as it directly ties in to codes of ethics adopted by major professional engineering societies.
University of Southern California
Short code of ethics developed by USC in 2004, describing the moral obligations of students, faculty, staff, and administrators of the university.
Codes of Ethics collected by CSEP
A collection of links to university codes of ethics collected by the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions.
Honor Codes and Academic Policies
Collection of Honor Codes and Academic Policies of colleges and universities maintained by Clemson University's Center for Academic Integrity.
Journal of Academic Ethics
The Journal of Academic Ethics is an interdisciplinary, peer reviewed journal devoted to the examination of ethical issues that arise in all aspects of post-secondary education, primarily within a university context.
Journal of Higher Education
Founded in 1930, The Journal of Higher Education is the leading scholarly journal on the institution of higher education.
Chronicle of Higher Education
A weekly publication focusing on news, trends, and emerging issues in higher education. Often covers debates over issues such as intellectual freedom, issues of diversity, research integrity, and debates going on about the role of colleges and universities in society.
International Journal for Educational Integrity
An academic journal looking at issues of integrity and ethics in the educational field.
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