Unit 1 1 Essay

Satisfactory Essays
DQ #1: Reflect upon the personal journey that led you to this program. Share a transformational event that drove you into this doctorate program. Who, in your life, was the most influential in leading you to advance you to this level of study? How would you expect this program to change your life? What is your personal vision for your future work? Within these questions, please review and incorporate one peer-reviewed journal article relating to the potential impact of doctoral studies. The intent is to begin to develop your skills in scholarly research and writing.
The transformational event that drove me into this doctorate program is a little strange, 10 years back one of my colleagues started calling me doctor and in somehow I've
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Authors: Matos, Frederico, Source: Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management. Dec2013, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p626-638. 13p.

DQ #2: Plagiarism is a major challenge in many quality academic institutions. Review the literature on plagiarism including the plagiarism web site (click here). How do you plan to ensure the originality of your work within this program?
Provide specific steps that will guide you to writing with integrity at the scholarly level. Make sure you properly cite the sources used. Also, for future reference, research sources at the graduate level need to be research journal articles. Generic web sites such as Wikipedia and dictionaries are very ambiguous and general. Some are not reliable at all like Wikipedia. Avoid the use of such sources in any graduate level work unless directed by the course/professor like in the case of the plagiarism web site.

In today’s era of education, plagiarism is a global issue; each academic institution is facing heavy issue. Plagiarism is derived from the Latin word “predatory”, which means kidnapping or theft. "Plagiarism, broadly defined, encompasses presenting other people’s ideas as your own without clearly giving
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