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Writing and Plagiarism

As a student at University, there are academic conventions and expectations guiding your course work. This module defines the University's expectations regarding academic conduct and introduces you to strategies for good academic practice.

After completing this module you will understand how to:

  • Explain the values underpinning academic integrity
  • Define academic fraud, plagiarism and research misconduct
  • Identify University of Newcastle policies on Student Academic Integrity
  • Describe the use of plagiarism detection and prevention software
  • Explain the consequences for students of academic fraud, plagiarism and research misconduct at the University of Newcastle
  • Identify strategies for good academic practice in your writing, eg. notetaking, acknowledging your sources
  • Describe techniques for managing and compiling reference lists and bibliographies.
Writing and Plagiarism
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