The International Center for Academic Integrity defines academic integrity as a commitment, even in the face of adversity, to six fundamental values: honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility, and courage. Acts of plagiarism and other forms of cheating compromise academic integrity.
International students may sometimes find it difficult to understand the concept of plagiarism depending on their cultural backgrounds. There could be several reasons for that -
Plagiarism - A Cultural Construct
Different Teaching and Learning Styles
Even if these reasons are understandable, all students, international and domestic, at Skyline College are responsible to know what constitutes academic dishonesty. Please make sure to read Academic Integrity/Honesty at Skyline College. If you have any questions about plagiarism or academic integrity, just ask for help!