Academic integrity
(Ouriginal and Respondus)

Put academic integrity first. Support students in upholding the standards of integrity, honesty and originality in their work.

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Ouriginal supports academic integrity by identifying textual similarities between documents submitted to Brightspace and available resource materials. It is used in several Canadian universities.

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Essential Ouriginal resources

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Respondus Lockdown Browser and Respondus Monitor will help you to secure online exams done in the Virtual Campus (Brightspace). You can use one or the other or both of them in conjunction.

Learn more about Respondus

Essential Respondus resources

University of Ottawa policies

Please also consult the existing University of Ottawa policies that can support faculty members dealing with cheating situations and using new technological tools such as AI.

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