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Department of Management Sciences January 7, 2019 Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo MSCI 718 Course Information Sheet Page 4of 5•cheating, which “includes copying from another student's work or allowing another student to copy from one's own work, submitting another person's work as one's own, fabrication of data, consultation with any unauthorized person during an examination or test, and use of unauthorized aids” (UW Policy 71). •plagiarism, “which is the act of presenting the ideas, words or other intellectual property of another as one's own…properly acknowledged use of sources is an accepted and important part of scholarship” (UW Policy 71). In this class: •Collaboration is allowed for in-class exercises and any declared team components of the assignments. •Assignments, midterms, and final exams must be individual efforts. All referenced work in reports and presentations must be appropriately cited, to include websites, as well as figures and graphs in presentations. If there are any questions whatsoever, feel free to contact Prof. Schneider about any possible grey areas. Students are strongly encouraged to review UW’s Academic Integrity “For Students” webpage. A link can be found on the UW-ACE site homepage and under Course Resources→Academic Integrity. Institutional Statements Academic integrity In order to maintain a culture of academic integrity, members of the University of Waterloo community are expected to promote honesty, trust, fairness, respect and responsibility. [Check the Office of Academic Integrity for more information.] Grievance A student who believes that a decision affecting some aspect of his/her university life has been unfair or unreasonable may have grounds for initiating a grievance. Read Policy 70, Student Petitions and Grievances, Section 4. When in doubt, please be certain to contact the department’s administrative assistant who will provide further assistance. Discipline A student is expected to know what constitutes academic integrity to avoid committing an academic offence, and to take responsibility for his/her actions. [Check the Office of Academic Integrity for more information.] A student who is unsure whether an action constitutes an offence, or who needs help in learning how to avoid offences (e.g., plagiarism, cheating) or