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5.5: Academic Integrity- Why Does It Matter So Much?
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- Cheating on an examination or an assignment, which could include:
- copying the work of another; allowing someone to copy; engaging in written, oral, or any other means of communication with another; giving aid to or seeking aid from another when not permitted by the instructor;
- using material during an examination or when completing an assignment that is not authorized by the person giving the examination or making the work assignment, including, but not limited to, electronic or digital devices such as calculators, cell phones, camera phones, scanner pens, palms, or flash drives, etc.;
- taking or attempting to take an examination for another, or allowing another to take or attempt to take an examination for you;
- using, obtaining, or attempting to obtain by any means the whole or any part of an examination or work assignment that is not provided for your use by your instructor;
- any act designed to give unfair advantage to a student or the attempt to commit such an act.
- Plagiarism, meaning the unacknowledged incorporation of the work of another in work that is offered for credit.
- Collusion, meaning working with another student on homework or other assignments that are offered for credit when the faculty member hasn’t given permission to do so.