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Academic integrity

Academic integrity is an essential value in academic and professional environments. Representing other people’s ideas as your own is a breach of intellectual property, known as plagiarism.

Academic integrity

Learn more about what academic integrity is and why it is important.

Academic integrity

Academic integrity is an essential value in academic and professional environments. Representing other people’s ideas as your own is a breach of intellectual property, known as plagiarism.

Academic integrity

Why is it important? Academic integrity is an essential value in academic and professional environments. All publications are the intellectual property of the authors.

Academic integrity and preparing for exams

A few things you should know to maintain academic integrity when preparing for your exams.

Academic integrity for HDR students

As an RMIT graduate researcher, you should understand your rights and responsibilities regarding research integrity, ethics, intellectual property, copyright and authorship.

Academic integrity in group work

It is important to be conscious of academic integrity while working in a group. While breaches of academic integrity may be intentional or unintentional, the consequences can be extremely serious.

Academic integrity: Perspectives

This series of videos offers perspectives on academic integrity from academics and students.

Collusion

There is a clear distinction between collaboration and collusion when working on various forms of assignments.

Contract cheating

Contract cheating occurs when a student buys an assignment or has someone else write an assignment or sit an exam for them. This is cheating and is never acceptable.

Do I need to reference everything?

There are very clear rules around what needs to be referenced and what does not. Some things are not regarded as plagiarism, such as general knowledge, history and facts.

Exam misconduct

Exam misconduct occurs when a student attempts to cheat. this can take many forms

Further academic integrity resources

Resources and a checklist to help you learn more about academic integrity

Introduction to academic integrity

Knowledge of academic integrity will help you succeed in your studies, give you agency to express your own ideas and help you succeed by understanding when and how to acknowledge sources and how to...

Note sharing

There are specific rules around sharing notes and university materials, both with classmates and third parties.

Overview

APA referencing, an in-text referencing style. Where to include citations and how to provide full bibliographic details.

Paraphrasing: Harvard

Paraphrasing is when you rewrite ideas and information in your own words. In academic writing, paraphrasing helps to avoid plagiarism.

Paraphrasing: Nursing

Paraphrasing is when you rewrite ideas and information in your own words. In academic writing, paraphrasing helps to avoid plagiarism.

Plagiarism

Plagiarism is the presentation of ideas, words or images without acknowledgment.

Plagiarism

Academic integrity (Harvard). Plagiarism can be either deliberate, unintentional or sometimes due to poor referencing techniques. The following activity will test your knowledge and raise awareness...

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