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ASC Courses and Workshops: WCSS 3100U: Academic Integrity - Undergraduates

WCSS 3100U: Skills for Academic Integrity for Undergraduates

1.5 credits; 4 weeks

Ideal Students

  • Best for undergraduate students interested in improving their APA, quoting, paraphrasing, and citing.
  • NOTE: Undergraduate students only.

Course Description

In this 4-week course, students study Walden’s policy on academic integrity and apply strategies to ensure academic integrity in their work. The course is designed to help undergraduate students recognize and avoid violations of academic integrity. In a supportive environment, students practice the techniques needed to ensure academic integrity, including paraphrasing, quoting, avoiding misuse of previously written material, managing time, and using plagiarism-detection software to screen for originality.

Course Outcomes

  • Explain Walden’s fundamental value of academic integrity and its importance
  • Articulate Walden’s Code of Conduct for academic integrity
  • Use in-text citations, direct quotes, and paraphrasing as a means to write with integrity
  • Recognize situations that may result in plagiarism
  • Demonstrate how APA style and available resources can be used to properly give credit
  • Apply strategies for avoiding situations that may result in unintentional academic integrity policy violation

Questions about the WCSS courses or workshops?

Do you have a question about the WCSS courses or workshops? Please e-mail us at wcsscourses@mail.waldenu.edu. We will respond within 48 hours (please allow more time on weekends and holidays).