GEN 201 Week 2 Academic Integrity

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Academic Integrity

In the investigation of 14,000 college understudies in the Beat the Cheat article, 66% confessed to undermining tasks or tests (Novotney, 2011). An article distributed by Harvard uncovered that understudies expressed a couple of kinds of uncontrollable issues at hand, including high-stakes minutes that they accept would make it satisfactory to swindle. 

Alejandra wrote, “The times I had cheated were when I was failing a class, and if I failed the final, I would repeat the class.” as an illustration. Additionally, I wouldn’t say I liked that class and refused to take it again. Here, she recognizes devotion to an equal moral worth: Moving on from secondary school. ( Goldman, Z., 2016, July 19) Three instances of infractions that disregard the Understudy Code of Scholastic Respectability include:

  • Plagiarism is the deliberate or unintentional representation of another person’s ideas or words in an academic assignment.
  • Fabrication is the fabrication or falsification of any data, document, citation, or information.
  • Deception – Erroneously addressing what is going on in the workforce while legitimizing a nonappearance or the requirement for an inadequate grade or asking for an extra exam, a different due date, or an extension for submitting a course requirement.

GEN 201 Week 2 Academic Integrity

Specific, Measurable, Attainable (or Achievable), Relevant (or Realistic), and Timely are the abbreviations for SMART. Because it can be such a great help with time management, I believe that setting SMART goals can help you avoid breaking the code. You will be able to complete your assignments quickly and avoid obstacles that would encourage cheating or violating any rules if you effectively manage your time. Because we live in a society that places a lot of importance on honesty and fairness, integrity is important in both academic and professional life. If you put integrity into practice, you can help the community and learn from those around you as long as they do the same. To guarantee that you don’t counterfeit, the College has provided admittance to a free checker that will run your neutralized web documents and sites to look at for similitude.


Goldman, Z. (2016, July 19). Why Do Students Cheat? Retrieved August 27, 2017, from

Noventy, A. (2011). Beat the cheat. Monitor on Psychology, 42(6) 54. Retrieved from