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What academic integrity means for students

In this video, students talk about plagiarism and the different techniques use to integrate references to other sources into your writing.

In the previous Step you learned about academic integrity, and in particular the importance of ensuring that it’s clear in your writing which ideas are your own, and which come from other sources.

As knowledge is shaped through an ongoing “conversation” within academic communities, it’s essential that everyone involved (researchers, academic staff, professional and you) is given recognition and respect for their own work.

Lina and Hayder talk about plagiarism, in the context of academic integrity, and the different techniques (quotations, summarising and paraphrasing) that you can use to integrate references to other sources into your writing.

Now that you’ve heard from Lina and Hayder, we’d like you to think about the following question:

Are you surprised by anything covered in the previous Step and this video?

Share your thoughts in the comment area below. In the next Step these different techniques are discussed in more detail.

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