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Unformatted text preview: DeVry Online Policies Table Of Contents: Academic Integrity Americans with Disabilities Act Plagiarism Threaded Discussion: Policies, Standards, and Guidelines Online Minimum System Requirements Computer Virus Disclaimer Netiquette Guidelines Communication Competency Communication Tools Getting Help Final Exams Examples of Plagiarism Academic Integrity Ensuring academic integrity is an educational objective we take very seriously at DeVry University. Based on respect for individual academic achievement, each student and faculty member commits to being a part of a community of scholarship that prides itself on honesty and integrity. The DeVry University Academic and Professional Conduct policy is presented in the Academic Catalog and states: Students have a responsibility to maintain both the academic and professional integrity of the University and to meet the highest standards of academic and professional conduct. Students are expected to do their own work on examinations, class preparation and assignments and to conduct themselves professionally when interacting with fellow students, faculty and staff. Students must also make equitable contributions to both the quality and quantity of work performed on group projects. Academic and/or professional misconduct is subject to disciplinary action including being placed on probation, failing a graded course component, failing a course, or being dismissed. Student academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to, cheating on examinations, plagiarism, bribery, falsification of student records and improper attempts to influence instructors or School officials. The following explanations may be helpful in interpreting what are considered to be violations of the Academic and Professional Conduct policy specifically related to taking examinations, completing course assignments/projects, and writing research reports: Examinations: Using unauthorized notes, looking at another student's test paper, or providing another student with answers during an examination or quiz are violations of the policy. Course Assignments/Projects: Collaborating with another student on assignments intended to be completed independently or submitting another student's work as your own are violations of the policy unless a course assignment is specifically designated as a group/team assignment. Research Reports: Using another person's ideas, words, expressions, or findings in your writing without acknowledging the source is to plagiarize. A writer who does not provide appropriate credit when quoting or paraphrasing another's writing is guilty of plagiarism and in violation of the policy.or paraphrasing another's writing is guilty of plagiarism and in violation of the policy....
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