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What is the Academic Integrity Tutorial?

The Academic Integrity Tutorial is an online tutorial designed to help you learn about issues of academic integrity. It explores plagiarism and related matters with case examples and positive strategies you can use to improve your academic efforts and avoid committing an academic offense. York's Senate Policy and procedures on academic honesty are featured, and the tutorial includes a self-test allowing you to gauge how well you understand issues related to academic integrity.

Technical Requirements

To use the Academic Integrity tutorial, you will need the following:

Web Browser

The tutorials should be viewable by most standard web browsers, including any recent version of Internet Explorer, Netscape Communicator/Navigator, or Mozilla/Firefox.

You must have Javascript enabled in your web browser, in order to do some of the exercises, and in order to take the quiz.

You must also have cookies enabled in your browser if you will be using Passport York to log in before taking the Quiz.

Passport York ID

If you are doing these tutorials for a class assignment, you will need your own Passport York ID and password to log in to take the quiz at the end. If you do not yet have a Passport York ID, you can activate one online using Manage My Services (

Printer You will need a printer to print the quiz results for your instructor and for your own records.

Getting Started

Go to — read carefully and follow the links sequentially through the pages. (There's an underscore _ between "academic" and "integrity" in this URL.)

Completing the Quiz

At the end of the tutorial you will be invited to do the online quiz. Be sure to follow the link to log in to take the quiz; if you don't log in, your effort will not be recorded. Detailed instructions for the quiz are available on the tutorial site.

After you take the quiz, you will be shown your results. When you score 100% on the quiz, you have completed the tutorial successfully. You can re-take the quiz as many times as needed to score 100% — just click Try Again on the results page!

Handing In Your Quiz Results

If you are doing the quiz as part of a class assignment, print out several copies of the results page. Hand one in to your instructor, and keep the extras with your own records. This will save you having to take the quiz again if it is required for any of your other courses.

Your quiz results are also recorded by the York quiz system. Your instructor may choose to check these results online.