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    Compose a paper on academic integrity that will focus on the importance of academic honesty and presentation of original academic work. I would like to include some things regarding technology as well. For successful completion, the paper must include three to five (3-5) peer reviewed sources and must be presented in APA format and style.

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    Here is a possible outline for your paper. Please allow my thoughts and ideas to guide you as you develop your own ideas and write you paper. I hope the outline below gives you some ideas as you start your assignment. I have also included numerous sources to help you fill in the gaps.
    I. Introduction
    A. You may want to include information about why you feel this is an important topic, maybe a way that it has impacted your life (positively or negatively).
    B. Original academic work is expected from teachers/professors, but it often not what they get.
    C. Thesis: Cheating is a temptation to virtually every student, and the results are damaging in more ways than one, therefore, we should consider what can be done to help stop it.
    II. The Temptation to Cheat
    A. Traditional methods ?cheat sheets, copying, organizations with "test files?of old tests from older members, etc.
    B. New methods with technology
    This site is one that gives a list of ways that students can use technology to cheat, so I thought it might be helpful for you.
    This study was done by surveying students as to their ideas about what cheating consists of and more specifically, tested whether students view cheating with technology in a different light than they do traditional cheating. Although the hypothesis of the study was not proven, like any scientific study, it did yield findings that may better help lead future research. I thought ...

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    A detailed paper outline is provided on the topic of academic integrity in this solution.