Academic integrity and honesty

Ann Sefton, Iain Hay, Wendy Bowles

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This chapter introduces academic honesty and academic integrity and explains why they are important at university and in professional practice settings. Behaving ethically is at the heart of professionalism. Learning to become a professional is a foundation for all university courses and professional practices in the health sciences.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCommunicating in the health sciences
Place of PublicationSouth Melbourne, VIC
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages12
EditionThird / 4
ISBN (Print)9780195579048
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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Sefton, A., Hay, I., & Bowles, W. (2012). Academic integrity and honesty. In Communicating in the health sciences (Third / 4 ed., pp. 34-45). Oxford University Press.