The Top Ten Academic & Professional Integrity Elements

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RUNNING HEAD: The Top Ten Academic & Professional Integrity Elements

As a student at American InterContinental University we all have a certain code we must follow. Being a professional student, my duty is to abide by the rules of honesty set by the college to be professional at all I do. The code of honesty set by the college states, “that I pledge that all test taken and work submitted by me will be my original own ideas and of my own efforts.” (Student Handbook, 2011) Showing honesty in any professional environment will bring great rewards for all who abide by the rules. Professional and academic integrity involves everyone taking responsibility for their conduct and competence.
Accepting responsibility means taking care of the
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* When posting the assignment; it is important that you go by your instructions set by the teacher. This is very important as to not submit the wrong assignment and some instructors may not wish to read the assignment if it’s not submitted correctly. Not following directions and doing your work the way you wish will cause a lot of problems. Your grades can slip, your assignments could be late and finally, you can fail your class. For all who is continuing education if you fail your classes there are consequences set by the school and The Department of Education. If a student fails class or if their grade point average slips below the set guidelines, you can be put on probation or may even be dropped from school. Some may even require you to pay the money back. * Good communication skills are a must. Every professional has to have a clear understanding about the work being done. Communication is the key to success no matter what field or profession you’re working in. When working on your assignments, one has to adapt to catch the audience or readers intended. Writing and speaking clearly will get the writer’s point across about the topic being discussed. “Communicating with each other’s means that one must be able to talk or write efficiently and act a civilized way.” (Lesikar, 2008) * When speaking or writing about a given subject I want to be honesty to the best of my ability. That is why one must completely research

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