Write a 4–5 page paper on the topic “Why academic and professional ethics matter.” In your paper, include relevant support from the unit readings, podcasts, and 1–2 additional outside sources for a minimum of three sources. Cite your sources with both in-text citations and a complete references page, following APA formatting guidelines.
Your paper should:
Clearly define academic and professional ethics and summarize the importance of each one.
Examine the Kaplan plagiarism policy and explain the three levels of consequences for plagiarism violations and four specific ways to avoid a charge of academic dishonesty.
Provide five examples of how academic or professional careers can be impacted by personal choices.
Include a plan of action for maintaining academic and professional ethics.
Contain a clear thesis, introduction, body, and conclusion.
Please note: This Assignment will require outside research. Use at least three outside research sources to support your paper.
You may consult the Kaplan Online Library, the internet, other course material, and any other outside resources in supporting your task, using proper citations in APA style.
Directions for Submitting Your Assignment
Submit your paper as a Microsoft Word document to the Unit 5: Assignment Dropbox by the end of Unit 5.