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Dev Copy of Academic Integrity Tutorial for College of Arts & Sciences by DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University

What Actions Can You Take to Avoid Academic Dishonesty?

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What Actions Can You Take to Avoid Academic Dishonesty?

  • Start your assignments early and stay on track with due dates.
  • Ask for help from your professor.
  • Form a thesis or dissertation writing group.
  • Have a writing buddy read your papers.
  • Take careful notes as you do your research and organize your sources.
  • Consult guidelines from scholarly journals on citing sources accurately.
  • Work with a Librarian or the Writing Center to integrate and cite your sources and avoid plagiarism.
  • Prioritize your integrity!

Knowledge Check: Avoiding Academic Dishonesty

Drag each scenario over to the best solution.

You don't understand a concept and a test is coming up soon You have never cited a paper in Chicago style before
You are working on a large research paper
You have multiple papers due at the end of the semester Your roommate asks you for a copy of your essay Math is not your strong suit and you need to take calculus

Join a study group.

Start your research early.

Take careful notes as you do your research and organize your sources.

Ask a librarian for help with citing.

Prioritize your integrity!

Ask for help from your professor.

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