Checkpointweek6 gen105 final

Checkpointweek6 - a higher learning experience I would give them a chance to admit that they cheated I would also explain other examples of

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Checkpoint: Detecting Plagiarism GEN/105 If I were a professor and received the paper from the exercise and believed it to be plagiarized I would submit it to the plagiarism checker. It came back to have a 100% similarity index to a source on the Internet, http://swtuopproxy.museglobal.com/MuseSessionID=e75c1748dacc82d4ff6ceef48731e 52/MuseHost=proquest.umi.com/MusePath/pqdweb? . After receiving these results I would contact the student, and ask to speak with him/her directly. I would ask about the paper turned in and make sure that they understood the assignment. Then I would explain to the student why plagiarism is so dishonest, telling him/her that he/she is only cheating themselves. Letting them know the reason to receive a higher education is not only to get a good job, but to understand, and grasp the information. If they cheat they do not get these advantages of having
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Unformatted text preview: a higher learning experience. I would give them a chance to admit that they cheated. I would also explain other examples of academic dishonesty as described in the student code of conduct. Those examples are: Self-plagiarism, fabrication, unauthorized assistance, copyright infringement, misrepresentation, and collusion. I would go on to explain each, like how collusion is helping or allowing another student to commit any act of academic dishonesty. Also how fabrication is giving false information in citations or data. I would make sure that they thoroughly understood each so that academic dishonesty did not happen again. Then depending on how they responded, or if this were intentional or not I would decide how to handle the matter. I could give them an “F” on the paper, give them an “F” in the class, allow them to do the paper over, give the student a warning or submit them to review by a Campus Committee, where they could become suspended or expelled....
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2010 for the course GEN 105 GEN 105 taught by Professor Jamessmalls during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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