1. Essential steps

Before you start your assignment, read the task outline and the marking criteria in detail. Check with your subject coordinator if you are unsure about where to find this information.

Academic integrity

Maintain the highest standards of academic integrity in your work:

  • Use correct referencing techniques to avoid plagiarism. Get helpful information on referencing styles and learn more about referencing in the Write, cite and submit module.
  • Don’t breach copyright when using images, audio or any materials that have been created by other people. Our Find and use media module explains copyright and how to find Creative Commons resources for reuse.

Computer mouse icon Find out about Charles Sturt’s Academic Integrity subject:

  • This is a mandatory subject for all Charles Sturt students
  • The Academic Integrity subject takes about 1.5 hours to complete
  • It will help you learn what academic integrity is, why it is so important, and how you can act with integrity in your studies

Group assignments

Get strategies and tools for working with a group online (from the Communicate and collaborate module), including:

  • What messaging tool to use
  • Collaborating online on a document
  • Holding online meetings.

Find information and data

Learn about strategies and resources for finding scholarly information (from the Information essentials module).

Backing up your assessments

It’s always a good idea to back up your work as you do your assessments.

Submitting your assessment

As a Charles Sturt student you will be required to submit your assessment through your subject Brightspace site. Get tips on how to submit different assignment types (in the Write, cite and submit module).


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