What is meant by ethical scholarship?
Good scholarship means three things. It means:
Being honest and principaled
You must be honest about what is your own work and what isn't, and about where you got your information
Listing all your sources
Research using different sources of information is an important part of work at WAB. Being an ethical researcher and a good scholar means listing all your sources and correctly citing each source.
Using your own words
Communicate what you have learnt in your own words. This isn't always easy to do but it is very important and really worth the effort.
Key attributes of good scholarship:
excerpt from: HSC: All My Own Work
As a student you have a responsibility to:
As a student you have a right to expect:
excerpted from: HSC All My Own Work
Ethical or not?
You are working on a paper for your history class. You find information from several sources: in books, journal articles, and online. When using your sources, you forget which information came from which source, You decide as long as you cite most of the sources, it doesn't really matter where they came from and you will just do your best.