Academic integrity is definedas "a commitment, even in the face of adversity, to five fundamental values: honesty, trust, fairness, respect, and responsibility." Academic excellence fundamentally depends upon these values. Every participant in a community of inquiry has the obligation to support practices that promote academic integrity, prevent dishonesty, and punish offenses when they occur
This set of modules will teach you: 1. The definition and ethical principles of academic integrity,
2. Practical and cognitive skills to ensure integrity in your academic work, 3. Types of plagiarism, how it occurs and how it can be avoided, 4. The definition of collusion and how it relates to academic integrity, and 5. Consequences of academic misconduct and where to find help if needed.
This tutorial is designed to help learn the principles, of citing and referencing and understand how to avoid plagiarism when integrating source material. A self-assessment quiz is available towards the end of the tutorial.
IIE MSA is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997 (reg. no. 2007/HE07/002). Company Registration number: 1987/004754/07.