Essay about Academic Integrity - 3

1056 Words Dec 25th, 2012 5 Pages
Academic Integrity Paper
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
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If proper readjusts are put into place the university will be less likely to accuse a person of plagiarism. From what I have learned is that when people are not sure if their plagiarizing material, is to check their work and cite the paper wherever is considered necessary to keep it safe. University of Phoenix is a remarkable help in learning different methods on how to write a paper the correct way by working one-on-one with a tutor or using the CWE.
Plagiarism and Discipline Plagiarism is a writing term for cheating. Cheating is a very big deal in the academic world. People whom cheat go through different actions of discipline. Depending on what the academic board wants a person to do will be the discipline for the person at any given time. Some will make people write a paper, others will make people take a course on plagiarism, which is a workshop. The workshops last for three days and people are welcome to go to these workshops just to learn more about an area of study. Discipline is for when students get into trouble and have to learn from their mistakes. With the disciplinary actions put into effect, the university can make sure the students know that there will be only so many times before suspension from the university or kicked out indefinitely. The students will have to provide what is considered necessary from them and do their best not to plagiarize material. Using proper citations will keep students out of trouble with the university.
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