UW CSE Academic Misconduct Policy

UW CSE Academic Misconduct Policy - UW CSE Academic...

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UW CSE Academic Misconduct Policy CSE Home About Us Search Contact Info College of Engineering Academic Misconduct Policy Academic Misconduct Process Policy in EE University of Washington Student Conduct Code Academic Honesty Washington State WAC 478-120-030 State Attorney General Title 28B RCW (Higher Ed) United States of America Constitution Bill of Rights 14th Amendment This page outlines general academic integrity policies used by many courses in the CSE department. If a course declares its own academic integrity policy, that policy supersedes the information found on this page. In the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, we take Academic Misconduct seriously and expect you to do the same. The good news is that the vast majority of you will do so. The bad news is that historical evidence indicates that some students will submit work that is not their own, shortchanging not only their own learning but undermining the atmosphere of trust and individual achievement that characterizes CSE's academic community. Historically, CSE courses account for a large percentage of all Academic Misconduct cases at the UW each year, even though our courses represent only a much smaller percent of the student enrollment. The purpose of this page is to make our expectations as clear as possible in the hope that we will reduce the number of Academic Misconduct violations that occur. Although most violations involve program code, the expectations apply to any work done for a course. The basic principle under which we operate is that each of you is expected to submit your own work. In general, any activity you engage in for the purpose of earning credit while avoiding learning, or to help others do so, is likely to be an act of Academic Misconduct. As a particular example, attempting to take credit for someone else's work by turning it in as your own constitutes plagiarism, which is a serious violation of basic academic standards. From the attention that the department pays to the Academic Misconduct issue, some of you will get the idea that any discussion of assignments is somehow a violation of academic principle. Such a conclusion, however, is wrong. In CSE courses it is usually appropriate to ask others -- the TA, the
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2012 for the course CSE 503 taught by Professor Davidnotikin during the Spring '11 term at University of Washington.

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