Academic Integrity and Ethics Training Requirement Resources

Graduate students meet their eight-hour Academic Integrity and Ethics Training Requirement in a variety of ways on campus. This is determined by the department/faculty.In addition to courses that may be offered within a department/faculty, below are other workshops and online courses that have been accessed by students with permission from their department/faculty:


Online Training

This course focuses on a number of ethical issues in the academic environment including:
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Integrity and Scholarship
  • Graduate Student-Supervisor Relationships

Ethics Training Online Suite
  • Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism (Ethics Credit: 2 hours)
  • Academic and Research Integrity (Ethics Credit: 1 hour)
  • Intellectual Property: An Entrepreneur's Guide (Ethics Credit: 1 hour)
TCPS 2 Tutorial Course on Research Ethics (CORE) [Human Research Ethics] (Ethics Credit: 3 hours)

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) CITI Program Contact: Part 1: Ethics of Animal Use (Ethics Credit: 3 hours)


Virtual Workshops Sessions

FGSR Academic Integrity and Ethics Series (Ethics Credit: 8 hours)
  • Sessions include:
    • Code of Student Behaviour: What You Need to Know as a Graduate Student
    • Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence: A University of Alberta Approach
    • Copyright in Your Graduate Studies: What You Need to Know
    • Human and Animal Research Ethics
    • Inclusive Work and Learning Spaces: Policy and Practices 
John Dossetor Health Ethics Seminars (typically 1 hour)

Ethics and Scientific Integrity Day (Ethics Credit: 5 hours)