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Many students are so worried about plagiarism that they lose sight of the larger concerns that support the importance of documentation.
Understanding the academic expectations that will be placed on your academic work and how they relate to the academic integrity skills you will need to be academically successful.
Students should be aware of the following academic expectations:
1. Completing your own work
2. Documenting your research
3. Respecting the intent of the original author
4. Understanding your research
5. Situating your research in relation to your work