Learning Guide Unit 3Table of contents●Overview○Introduction○Plagiarism○How to Avoid Plagiarism○Netiquette○Peer Assessment●Learning Journal●Discussion Assignment●Self-Quiz●Graded Quiz●Annotated Reading ListOverviewUnit 3: Academic Integrity and Ethical ConductTopics●Research and writing with academic integrity●Defining and explaining plagiarism●APA format●NetiquetteLearning ObjectivesBy the end of this Unit, you will be able to:1.Examine plagiarism and provide specific methods for avoiding it.
2.Evaluate a case study for plagiarism issues.3.Reflect on netiquette as it relates to peer assessment.4.Recognize and prepare basic APA citations and references.Tasks●Peer assess Unit 2 Written Assignment●Read the Learning Guide and the Reading Assignment●Participate in the Discussion Assignment (post, comment, and rate in the DiscussionForum)●Complete an entry in the Learning Journal●Take the Self-Quiz●Take the Graded QuizIntroductionThis week, we are going to discuss a very important topic: plagiarism and academic integrity. Inorder to become a fully effective student at University of the People, you must understand andagree to adhere to the policies and principles of ethical academic conduct, as defined by theuniversity. This statement of Academic Integrity andthe Code of Conduct that definesexpectations for student behavior is found in the course catalog. If you have not yet, weencourage you to see out thecurrent course catalog, available on the UoPeople website, andreview the Code of Academic Integrity located under Academic Policies.Each time you log on to the online campus, you pledge the following:“Through the entry of my username and password, I affirm that I am the student whoenrolled in this course for the duration of the entire term. Furthermore, I affirm that Iunderstand and agree to follow the regulations regarding Academic Integrity and Code ofConduct described in the Catalog; I promise not to participate in any form of academicdishonesty including, but not limited to plagiarism, copying, cheating, and/or the submissionof work other than my own. Failure to abide by the regulations may result in disciplinaryaction up to expulsion from the university."PlagiarismExcelsior College OWL: What is Plagiarism
It is crucial to remember the policies concerning plagiarism and to develop a solid understandingof what constitutes plagiarism. Plagiarism is the use of someone else’s words or work withoutgiving appropriate credit.ReadCollege Success.Chapter 6, Section 6.5 The Honest Truth.Alternately, you can read theWhat is Plagiarism? Transcript [PDF].Licenses and AttributionsExcelsior Online Writing Lab (OWL):Avoiding PlagiarismLicense:CC-BY-4.0How to Avoid PlagiarismUtilizing quality and objective sources, and citing these sources using APA standards, will helpyou to adhere to the standards of academic integrity and the code of conduct. Correctly citing