Academic integrity means dealing with honesty, trust and responsibilities in work that is the foundation for students to be successful in university life’s journey. Students were more expected to express and submit their own though and knowledge as well as respects other people’s idea and gives they credit for their work. Students will learn to search and accurately report the things that they are collecting or writing about it. Academic integrity is different from one university to another (Vicki Nelson ).
because some universities are taking academic integrity as a serious issue, and they have policy for it such as, failing the course or getting zero in the assignment that they were cheated or copied on it because they thought if student is not honest to him or herself and to the professors will not be successful in their career future job so that they are became lazy in doing things however other universities will not have any tolerance on it and they are not taking academic integrity as a serious issue.
Having academic integrity is very important because it affect your personal behavior and attitude, your future job, keep people’s right.
Academic integrity is important for some reason one of them is academic honesty. It means you are trying to do your own work and tell your own believe, knowledge, information to show people that I am existing and talented in expressing what that I want. Academic honesty make student to explain and clearly show their own achievement and though step by step to show what they are trying to say and it also lead students to accept correction and revision from their professor as part of learning process so that it avoid students from cheating.
Also academic honesty makes people to become a trustable person. Because people know that you believe in doing and saying the right thing to maintain the honesty and appropriate behavior in your life. Academic honesty is beneficial for someone’s future carrier job (Seattle Pi). Many companies are willing to employing that graduate who is trustable, honest, not depending on other people’s idea and who believe on their own thought because those things are the key for someone to became a successful director and guider so that the companies will increase their profit as well as the graduate honest student became more successful in order trying and experiencing new things.
Another important reason of having academic integrity is avoiding student from plagiarism which is borrowing and copying other’s idea, work and research without pointing the source or the author and showing it as it is your own work. Having academic integrity policy at university is beneficial whenever students paraphrasing others belief or word must exactly cited them properly because if they don’t cite them many negative consequences will face them. For example, most of the professors have roughly dealing with plagiarism because they want to you to learn and earn your grade and pass the class fairly. If students get caught while plagiarizing the academic policy will include lower grade , sometimes failing the course or dismissing from certain major as well recording it in the student’s transcript so that impact you if you are willing to study aboard for PHD. Also, when someone who got plagiarism are trying to find job he or she cannot find it easily especially, if she or he is willing to work in military service or government because those type of work needs someone who had clean history(SeattlePi).
At AUIS most of the student were studying APP program before entering to Undergraduate program, so the teacher from app were toughed same style and format of writing an essay or research paper to all the students so that when we are trying to write an essay all of us sometimes have same idea and same structure. Also, writing essay in APP program is quietly different from writing it in UG program however when we came to UG there is no enough explanation about academic integrity and how to write a perfect essay and research report without plagiarisms that is why most of the students in the first semester will got integrity offence because they don’t have enough information and we learned the same structure of writing essay. Even though having academic integrity policy at AUIS just like any other university is something beneficial for us because it makes us to think and to depend on our believe it leads us to be creative for ourselves and for society. However, our society has writer and doing their work perfectly, but still needs someone who is professional, creative and talented to make literature and science be more developed, and make our society just like any other so that AUIS is opening the way for as to be creative by punishing us while we are trying to copying and borrowing other’s idea.
Last semester, my friend toke one of the require courses at AUIS, and the instructor gave them an assignment to write about an argumentative essay about different topics. My friend had chosen single sex education as her topic even though she had searched a lot and wrote down many different ideas, and she collected other people believes about their reaction about separating sex while school. When she started to write her essay, she forgot to cited one of the sources that she used for an evidence, so she resubmitted her essay twice so that many negative consequences faced her. For example, she received a zero on her assignment, she failed the course, and she got integrity offence and recorded on her transcript. From that day that she got integrity she is very afraid to write essay because the integrity policy at AUIS state that if a student got three integrity she or he will be dismissed from the university.
However, we are as a student using the same program which is Turn it to check our essay about having plagiarism, copying other people’s idea, and keeping the author’s right sometime we are cited properly but we will see very high percent of similarity because many technological problems accrue in the program and we immediately receive integrity offence by our instructor without listening to us and explain the situation to them they should search if we are guilty by copying other thought or the problem is in the program.
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