Additional information for faculty

  • Article 14: Integrity of Scholarly Research from the Memorandum of Agreement between the Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo and the University of Waterloo defines:

    • defines what actions do and do not constitute research misconduct,
    • specifies the research record keeping obligations of Members, and
    • sets out the procedures to be followed when the University receives an allegation of research misconduct by a Member.
  • If a student is demonstrating difficulty in your course, direct them to the Student Success Office and/or Counselling Services office. They offer workshops on writing skills, exam preparation, study skills, and time and stress management."

  • The Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE) has workshops and additional references to help you to:

    • create courses that engage your students

    • encourage academic integrity

    • improve your teaching ability

    • develop assignments to maximize results

    • use Turnitin for your courses

The following resources are also available:

Waterloo policies (look for policies 39, 69, 70, 71, 72 & 73)

An interesting teaching experiment in Academic Integrity

Student Success Office

International Center of Academic Integrity (ICAI)

Writing Centre Workshops

Advice and resources from iParadigms Europe


It has come to our attention that some students may be uploading course notes to file sharing web sites. Please be sure to address your policy on this with your students and to monitor the sites listed below for any of your course information. If you identify any of your IP, contact the site administrator (there are instructions for doing so on each site):

Course Hero

Book Neto

OneClass (formerly Notesolution)