What Is Academic Dishonesty?

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C. WHAT IS ACADEMIC DISHONESTY? Academic dishonesty applies equally to electronic media and print, and involves text, images, and ideas. It includes but is not limited to the following examples: Cheating 1. Copying from others during an examination. 2. Communicating exam answers with other students during an examination. 3. Offering another person's work as one's own. 4. Taking an examination for another student or having someone take an examination for oneself. 5. Sharing answers for a take-home examination or assignment unless specifically authorized by the instructor. 6. Tampering with an examination after it has been corrected, then returning it for more credit. 7. Using unauthorized materials, prepared answers, written notes or information concealed in a blue book or elsewhere during an examination. 8. Allowing others to do the research and writing of an assigned paper (including use of the services of a commercial term-paper company). Dishonest Conduct 1. Stealing or attempting to steal an examination or answer key from the instructor. 2. Changing or attempting to change academic records without proper sanction. 3. Submitting substantial portions of the same work for credit in more than one course without consulting all instructors involved. 4. Forging add/drop/change cards and other enrollment documents, or altering such documents after signatures have been obtained. 5. Intentionally disrupting the educational process in any manner. 6. Allowing another student to copy off of one's own work during a test. Plagiarism Plagiarism is intellectual theft. It means use of the intellectual creations of another without proper attribution. Plagiarism may take two main forms, which are clearly related: 1. To steal or pass off as one's own the ideas or words, images, or other creative works of another. 2. To use a creative

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