- Identify two key elements of the catalog’s Academic Integrity (Links to an external site.) and Academic Dishonesty (Links to an external site.) sections and describe how you feel these elements are important to you as a scholar and professional.
- Explain how the online writing or graphic you chose uses information unethically. In your explanation, be sure to refer to the two key elements you identified in the previous step.
- Develop a strategy for how you, as a scholar, could avoid making this same ethical mistake?
Your initial post must be at least 350 words and address all of the prompt’s elements.
You must cite and reference any sources that you use in your posts, including your textbook or any other sources of information that you use. Please refer to the Writing Center’s Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) and Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.) for help with citing and referencing your sources.
This discussion forum is an opportunity for you to explore topics that interest you, share critical insights and questions that you are working with, share your struggles and triumphs, and discuss difficulties that may have arisen this week, hopefully finding solutions. Your posts should describe your experiences in the course this past week, prompting further discussion. You should address at least one of the following questions:
- What struck you in particular as you explored the course materials this week?
- How might you apply this information to your life in the future?
- What insights have you had?
- What have you been struggling with?
- What questions have come up for you at this point?
- What helpful tips have you picked up in this course or in a past course?
- What questions do you about the assignment that your classmates might be able to help with? (If you have a question for the instructor, be sure to contact your instructor through email or Canvas messaging.).
You are required to post at least 100 total words in this forum this week.
Weekly Learning Outcomes
This week students will:
- Locate non-scholarly sources appropriate to a research question.
- Critically summarize non-scholarly sources in relation to a research question.
- Distinguish between factual and analytical information.
- Create a thesis statement based on research.
- Develop strategies for the ethical use of sources based on the concepts of academic integrity.