UMBC ANTH 211 Syllabi

Academic misconduct could result in disciplinary

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Unformatted text preview: are all forms of academic dishonesty, and they are wrong. Academic misconduct could result in disciplinary action that may include, but is not limited to, suspension or dismissal. To read the full Student Academic Conduct Policy, consult the UMBC Student Handbook, or the Office of Undergraduate Education” (, accessed January 26, 2013). Students must cite paraphrased and direct quotations appropriately. If an exact phrase of two or more words is taken from another source the phrase must be put in quotations and the source of the phrase must be included at the end of the sentence in parentheses [For example: (Smith 2012, page number)]. If using a distinct key word or concept from a reading, this key word or concept must be put in quotations and the source should be noted at the end of the sentence (Smith 2012). Note the examples above: the period goes after the parentheses. If material is taken from a source and put in the student’s own words, the source should be noted at the end of the paragraph (Smith 2012, page number). Students should contact the professor with any questions regarding the use of citations, paraphrasing, and plagiarism prior to turning in an assignment. Additional assistance with paraphrasing and citations also can be obtained from the Writing Center. Assignments that are turned in with incomplete or incorrect citations may receive a failing grade. “I didn’t know” or “I learned something different” are not acceptable excuses for incorrect citations. Student Support Services UMBC is committed to eliminating discriminatory obstacles that may disadvantage students based on disability. Student Support Services (SSS) is the UMBC department designated to: • receive and maintain confidential files of disability-related documentation, • certify eligibility for services, • determine reasonable accommodations, • develop with each student plans for the provision of such accommodations, and 6 ser...
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