Academic and teaching staff play a crucial role in building awareness of academic integrity and instilling in their students the values of honesty, fairness, respect and responsibility.
This information is based on ideas, procedures and examples published in the Curtin University Staff Guidelines for Dealing with Plagiarism, recreated here for the staff of RMIT University with permission from Curtin University.
Curtin University published Academic Integrity at Curtin at their Bentley Campus (Price, C. and Yorke, J. republished 2015).
The following participants contributed to this document:
Wendy McKenzie, Geoffrey Crisp, Andrea Chester, Val Clulow, Tom Steiner, Kai Jensen, Gary Allan, Meaghan Botterill, Marcus De Rijkm, Simon Williams, Rowan Simpson, Cate O'Dwyer, Melanie Williams, Spiros Soulis, Elizabeth Parkinson, Axel Leonhardt, Tass Katsoulidis, Denise Kafkaladis.
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