Module 1 - Scholarship Principles and Practices
- What are the principles and practices of good scholarship?
- What are the rights and responsibilities of students in ensuring the intellectual integrity of their work?
- What is malpractice?
- Why do people cheat?
- Why is it wrong to cheat?
- What are the consequences of cheating in the HSC?
Module 2 - Acknowledging Sources
- What is meant by 'acknowledging sources'?
- Why should information sources be acknowledged?
- When and how should sources be acknowledged within the body of a work?
- How should sources be acknowledged at the end of a work?
- What strategies can students use in preparation for the acknowledgment of sources in their work?
Module 3 - Plagiarism
- What is plagiarism?
- What is the difference between intended and unintended plagiarism?
- What strategies can be employed to avoid plagiarism?
- How is plagiarism detected?
- What are the implications for plagiarism of accessing information from the internet?
Module 4 - Copyright
- What is copyright? Why do we need it?
- What is the Copyright Act?
- Why is it important to respect intellectual property?
- How does copyright work in a digital environment?
- How is copyright related to music and images found in digital media and on the internet?
Module 5 - Working with others
- Is there a difference between collaborative learning, collusion and copying?
- Is it appropriate for students to seek assistance from others with their assignments?
- How can students appropriately acknowledge the support of others?
- What are the benefits of producing your own work?
- What strategies can be used to ensure appropriate collaboration in a group work context?