The Syllabus in an Extra-Moral Sense

Charles Bingham

Abstract


This essay investigates the relation between instructors, syllabi, and regulations governing academic integrity.  It is argued that academic integrity policies serve a distinct purpose, a purpose other than the moral purpose that is usually stated when such policies are invoked. Rather, integrity policies serve an "extra-moral" role.  They cover pedagogical and epistemological inconsistencies inherent in the role of the instructor, and inherent in the policies themselves.

Keywords


Academic Integrity; Syllabi; Policy

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ISSN 2163-3177

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