Let’ recap what you have learned in part 2.
- Violates the principle of academic integrity and its six values of honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility and courage
- Can be intentional or unintentional
- Is misrepresenting other people’s intellectual output as your own, even if you use it with permission or have paid for it
- examples of misrepresentation include contract cheating, collusion, improper copying of words and structures, recycling your own work, and improper quoting and paraphrasing
- Is ethically wrong, because it disregards someone’s previous intellectual output
- Intellectual output applies to all works or ideas of others, whether you read them, saw them, or heard them
- Can have severe academic, personal, professional and even legal consequences