Even though your beliefs and experiences with academic integrity and plagiarism may be different than the expectations placed on student writers within academic settings, you need to meet academic or scholarly expectations when writing at UCQ.
These expectations include originality, autonomy, morality, and knowledge transformation, not reproduction.
“Academic integrity is the commitment to behave with honesty, fairness, trust, respect and responsibility in all…academic work."
Academic dishonesty includes “plagiarism [that] involves submitting or presenting work as if it were the student’s own when it is not…[and]…other acts that do not uphold the principles of academic honesty."
Watch this 2-minute video to find out what students in Australia think it means to have academic integrity.
JCU: James Cook University, Australia. (2016, December 6). JCU's The Learning Centre -- Interview series -- What is academic integrity? [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yi8mgUmZtb0&t=104s
Watch this 3-minute video about possible consequences of academic dishonesty.
uAlbertaDoS. (2013, December 18). Cheating [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7U20JqG2Ghs&t=148s