Academic Integrity Module
Final tips and resources
As discussed in this module, acting with academic integrity at university means acting with respect, honesty, trust, fairness, responsibility and courage. Simple ways to do this include:
referencing the sources of information and ideas in your assignments
paraphrasing other people's work and ideas while still referencing the source
completing your own work independently
behaving honestly in exams, assignments, and other types of academic work.
Referencing and paraphrasing resources
Referencing is among the most important tools for academic integrity and avoiding plagiarism. Actions you can take to ensure you reference correctly include:
putting ideas and information in your own words while doing research
recording your sources' authorship and publication details
finding out which referencing style you need to use and learning its rules
inserting references into your work as you write
using Turnitin to check for similarity of your work to other sources
seeking help from the Referencing forum when you have difficulties.