Use Information Ethically

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Level 1- Emerging

Students will respect the ethical and legal restrictions on the use of published and/or proprietary information.

  • Cite sources and contributing works of others appropriately.
  • Use quotations, paraphrasing, and summarizing to integrate information appropriately into communications.

Level 2- Developing

Students will observe both general and specialized ethical standards for the access, use, and dissemination of information.

  • Handle and use data, information, and research results in a transparent and ethical manner, according to professional and/or scholarly standards.
  • Make informed choices as information creators regarding where and how information is published, recognizing that this impacts how others will perceive and use it.

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