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Academic Honesty for Faculty: Academic Honesty

Academic Honesty

As students pursue their education at Green River College and elsewhere, they will be exposed to the ideas, theories and creative works of countless scholars, scientists and artists. Whether the project is an essay, a solution to a math problem or a research paper, it comes important for them to consider how to incorporate the ideas of others and how sources will be identified and cited. This means that academic honest is foundational to all types of critical commentary, scholarly inquiry and knowledge production expected by instructors at Green River.

Sixty percent of Green River College students transfer to four-year colleges and universities to pursue bachelor degrees in every field imaginable. Some of the important skills that Green River students take with them are the ability to research and cite their sources correctly.

The Academic Honesty Guide for Students defines academic honesty and plagiarism, discusses what students do and don’t need to cite, provides examples of intentional and unintentional plagiarism, offers tips on how to be academically honest in individual and group work, lays out the consequences of academic dishonesty and provides links to tutorials and learning resources.

Clink the section tabs to find useful information on identifying and addressing plagiarism and academic honesty in your classes.


Suggestions or Questions?

Please contact Walter Lowe or Jody Segal with your suggestions or other feedback.