Academic Success! THE WELL’S REACH PEER EDUCATORSOFFER YOU A FEW TIPS TO MAKE THE LASTWEEK OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR A SUCCESS!
What is Academic Integrity? Academic Integrity is a student’s responsibility to be academic honest in his or her schoolwork. Academic Integrity is a moral code or ethical policy of academics
Types of Academic Dishonesty Plagiarism: Plagiarism includes the copying of language, structure, or ideas of another’s without giving it credit and claiming it as your own. Fabrication: Making up, altering, falsifying, misstating data, work, and/or information. Unauthorized Collaboration: Working with other students on homework, lab work, papers, and presentations without the permission or direction from the professor.
Ways to Prevent Academic Dishonesty Manage your time – study ahead of time! Organize your priorities. Check your syllabus. Go to office hours. If you’re unsure, ask your professor and/or TA. Be confident of your studies. Know the consequences of academic dishonesty!
How to Prevent Procrastination Stop thinking, start doing! Just take it one step at a time – break your work into steps. Start your day off with the hardest task. Change your environment. Create a detailed outline with specific deadlines. Face your fear. Hang out with people who inspire you to take action. Getting it done creates more time for other tasks. Just do it!
Study Tips Create a study schedule. Don’t pull all nighters. Take naps. Take breaks. Find a place to study where you won’t get distracted. Take thorough notes in class. Keep up with reading assignments regularly. Ask questions! Study hard subjects first. Read the text actively & slowly before & after class. Highlight text in your textbook/notebook.
How to Destress! Exercise or take a walk. Meditation. Play with a pet. Volunteer. Take a bubble bath. Coloring. Enjoy your favorite hobby! Drink herbal tea. Take slow, deep breaths!
Health Tips Eat right – eating the right foods will keep your energy up! Fresh fruits and veggies are great as snacks and brain food. Exercise –exercising on a regular basis is crucial to maintaining a healthy lifestyle! Exercise at least three times that week for at least twenty to thirty minutes. Exercising is a great way to take a break from studying. Stay hydrated – water is your best friend! Students often rely on caffeinated drinks such as tea, coffee, soda, and energy drinks. Too much consumption of caffeine will impact your sleeping schedule.
Resources Academic Resource Center (ARC) Student Conduct Academic Integrity Programs (SCAIP) The WELL Office Hours of your Professors
“We are what we repeatedly do.Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” ARISTOTLE