Thesis Statement On Plagiarism

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This Plagiarism Policy (hereinafter referred to as “the Policy”) of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (“the University”) provides a comprehensive statement about the University`s approach to addressing Plagiarism, what constitutes as Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism, the consequences of Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism and its penalties. The University considers Plagiarism as a serious form of Academic Misconduct, where it poses a considerable problem not only for the University, but for academic institutions worldwide. Hence, the University seeks to establish an academic environment that discourages Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism by emphasizing on the evaluation of students` learning through informative, educative and preventative approach.…show more content…
Academic staff members also have the responsibilities to guide students on ways how to avoid Plagiarism and how to reference correctly, which can be achieved by means of: (a) informing students on appropriate referencing techniques and providing clear examples of what is and what is not acceptable; (b) providing explanations to students the academic expectations of the course/module; (c) giving clear definitions and examples of what constitutes as Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism; (d) setting different assignment and assessment tasks or topics for each semester; (e) encouraging students to submit work which is their own and which has been properly proofread, referenced and acknowledged; and (f) setting appropriate conditions for group work and ensuring that students are well informed about the clear distinction between group work and individual work. 8.2 Students 8.2.1 This Policy requires students to act with integrity and take full responsibility for producing and presenting their academic work. It is vital for students to note the
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