University of Phoenix
October 8, 2012
Academic Integrity This paper will speak of Academic Integrity. What it means to use it correctly and the consequences when wrongfully used. I will voice my views along with the views of others on how Academic Integrity is good rule to follow to write a paper. The paper will also be speaking of the disciplinary action that will be put into place and how students have to go through steps to completing those disciplinary terms.
What is Academic Integrity? What is the true meaning of Academic Integrity? Looking up the definition it tells people that Academic Integrity is a university that adheres to a moral and ethical principles or just plain honesty. This definition …show more content…
By looking to the professors to make sure that the students are learning the proper way to use citations so they are not plagiarizing another person’s work. Next to follow through with the students to make sure they still understand the methods of citations and references (Gallant, 2008). Looking at a survey done at public and private colleges and seeing the results is informational. In this information, people learn that if everyone from the professors to the students, which need to come together and work as one on academic integrity to help end scholastic dishonesty (Boehm, Justice, & Weeks, 2009). By working as a team the people would be putting an end to academic dishonesty and better educate people on the true meaning of academic integrity. People see different definitions for academic integrity such as cheating, fraud, plagiarism, academic dishonesty, and falsification. Then words like honor and honesty are basically the same as academic integrity (Gallant, 2008). Other terms are academic misconduct. Unacceptable behavior is the same as misconduct.
In closing this paper, I am going to recap what was discussed. I spoke of what academic integrity means as of the definition, my personal views on what I think academic integrity is and how it is a good way to get ahead in life if followed correctly. What others views are on