March 4 Academic Integrity

March 4 Academic Integrity - March 4, 2008 Academic...

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March 4, 2008 Academic Integrity Why do students cheat? poor time management misunderstanding about the assignment or material unaware of rules or policies incorrect information about rules or policies personal issues or emergencies pressure from friends for assistance pressure to succeed competitive academic environment Definitions Test Cheating: any prohibited action during a test, exam, or quiz Collaboration: working together with someone on an academic assignment. sometimes permitted and other time it is not Common Knowledge: common widely known facts that do not require citation i.e.—USA has 50 states Paraphrasing: summarizing or reworking information form a source. Paraphrasing without proper citation IS plagiarism Multiple Submission: Reusing an academic assignment to fulfill another academic requirement without prior permission Fabrication: submitting anything that is not true or real Facilitating Academic Dishonesty: knowingly assisting another person with an AI violation
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course COMM 300 taught by Professor Yanovitsky during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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