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Unformatted text preview: ECONOMICS 100A Professor Dan Acland 11/30/10 Lecture 26 ASUC Lecture Notes Online is the only authorized note-taking service at UC Berkeley. Do not share, copy, or illegally distribute (electronically or otherwise) these notes. Our student-run program depends on your individual subscription for its continued existence. These notes are copyrighted by the University of California and are for your personal use only. D O N O T C O P Y Sharing or copying these notes is illegal and could end note taking for this course. ANNOUNCEMENTS Slide : Academic Dishonesty on Problem Sets Two categories of violations of Student Code of Conduct: o Those who copied all or part of a problem set directly from another student or from the solutions manual. You are welcome to work together, but it is not acceptable in this class or any other class to directly copy work from another student or from the solutions manual without the explicit approval from the instructor. o Those who purchased and/or downloaded the solutions manual themselves. This is not only a case of academic dishonesty but violates other parts of the Student Code of Conduct that are more serious. It is a violation of, at a minimum, copyright law, and other parts of the Student Conduct Code and the law. If you have worked with a group and some of you have solved one problem and some of you have solved another problem and gotten together and worked through it, explaining it together so that you can individually write out your own understanding based on your own knowledge about what the problem is, that is not academic dishonesty. That is what youre encouraged to do. What I have found that is academic dishonesty is when students divide the work and essentially copy each others work. It happens that some students have acknowledged both of these categories of academic dishonesty, and I have names of other students whom I have reason to believe are in both of these other categories. I have spoken with the Center of Student Conduct about what I should do with these cases. There are two avenues to take from there: Consequences: o If you come forward voluntarily, you and I will resolve the matter with the least- possible long-term consequences. Together, you and I will work out a course of action that will involve some consequences appropriate to the situation but minimizing, as much as your circumstances allow, the long-term consequences. o If not, I will turn all of the information I have to the Center for Student Conduct and Community Standards and the consequences are likely to be considerably more severe. If you dont come forward and you are one of the people on my list, then the whole matter will go to the Center. They will investigate it, and if they contact you, in all likelihood, you will be affected....
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