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    What is the importance of academic integrity and what is meant by academic honesty and integrity and the related policies?

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    Academic integrity

    What is the importance of academic integrity and what is meant by academic honesty and integrity and the related policies?

    Academic integrity refers to a school's or institution's directives against forms of cheating and inappropriate behavior. Academic integrity is proposed to uphold academic honesty, and discourage dishonesty. Whitley & Keith-Spiegel (2001) emphasize that institutions have a major role in fostering academic integrity. Therefore, in their view, "Every college and university must ...

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    This solution is focused on the need for academic honesty and integrity. It describes institutional policies against plagiarism. A reference is provided to aid in the understanding of academic integrity.

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