Students

What's acceptable?

So you have seen where to get academic help at UWA and you are encouraged to make use of these resources. However, not all help is considered acceptable. Test out your thinking with the studying, editing, and referencing examples below. Click and drag each example into the box to find out whether they represent an acceptable or unacceptable level of help.

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Studying

  • Is this an acceptable level of help?

    Well done, you have correctly chosen the acceptable ways to use study resources.

Getting someone to take notes for you in lectures Using people's ideas from an online discussion board in your own work Asking your tutor to grade your work before you submit it Asking your lab supervisor about how to use laboratory equipment

Editing

  • Is this an acceptable level of help?

    Well done, you have correctly chosen the acceptable ways to use editing resources.

Employing an editor while you are an undergraduate student Asking a friend to edit your Masters by Coursework assignments Employing an editor to help with your thesis as a Higher Degree by Research student Getting feedback from Learning Skills Advisors/Graduate Education Officers

Referencing

  • Is this an acceptable level of help?

    Well done, you have correctly chosen the acceptable ways to use referencing resources.

Asking a librarian to suggest resources to use in your bibliography Using an online plagiarism checker like Turnitin Using the references provided in your unit outline for assignments Using all the same references as your friend

You have completed the Adopt Good Study Practices tutorial. Return to ACE.

 

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