Academic integrity and referencing : Assignment

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Academic Integrity, Research & ReferencingAssignment
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................1Definition....................................................................................................................................1Significance.................................................................................................................................1Application..................................................................................................................................2Comparison.................................................................................................................................3Research......................................................................................................................................3CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................3
INTRODUCTIONAcademic integrity may be defined as the morale code or ethical policy of academiawhile as professional integrity may be defined as the fundamental values which an employerseeks within the employees which they want to hire for the organisation. Present report discussesabout the professional and academic integrity and its importance in academic and professionalcareer. It also incudes application of academic and professional integrity in education andindustry sectors and comparison of current understanding of abilities, skills and knowledge withprevious understanding of academic and professional integrity.MAIN BODYDefinitionAny individual which has an integrity is someone who is honest and trustworthy, but forthe students, personal values and morals can reflect the character and credibility. Within theuniversity, maintaining of academic integrity while earning degree is the representation of trueaccomplishment of academic career. Student with an integrity have to work hard in order to earntheir degrees with fairness and honesty (Gilmore, Maher and Feldon, 2016). If, any studentcheats through its academic career, their integrity is compromised and also the value of its degreeand the moral also gets diminished. Professional integrity is an ability to carry out theprofessional activities in a professional, ethical and in honest manner. Maintaining professionalintegrity and ethical behaviour is very crucial for an individual's personal professional successand credibility within the business world. Professional integrity is the foundation of the workersin order to build relationships, trust, improve its performance and to develop effectiveinterpersonal relationships.SignificanceStudent having the academic integrity means that a student is doing a right thing evenwhen no one is looking at what a student is doing. A student with academic integrity is veryimportant for various reasons, the most important thing is that having academic integrity simplymeans that others can trust the student easily (Chen and Macfarlane, 2015). Also, havingacademic integrity is important because it provides the student value for the degree as most ofemployer prefer to hire the graduates who has got high academic integrity. Having academicintegrity will add its professional integrity as well and one of the great importance of havingacademic integrity is peace of mind by knowing that what a student is doing is the right thing to1
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