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Plagiarism is defined as using the words and ideas of another writer without acknowledgingthe debt. Plagiarism takes many forms, including the omission of parenthetical citations, thefailure to place quotation marks around direct or modified content taken from another source,and/or allowing another person to write an essay for a student. It is of utmost importance thatyou understand that, in academic and professional life, plagiarism of any kind is absolutelyunacceptable. Therefore, acts of plagiarism, major or minor, may have serious repercussions,which could include a failing grade, expulsion from the class, and/or disciplinary action on thepart of the College. College policies can be found in the ACC Student Handbook.Student Freedom of Expression:Each student is strongly encouraged to participate in class discussions. In any classroomsituation that includes discourse and critical thinking, there are bound to be many differingviewpoints. These differences enhance the learning experience and create an atmospherewhere students and instructors alike will be encouraged to think and learn. On sensitivetopics, students may sometimes disagree not only with each other but with the instructor.Therefore, it is expected that faculty and students will respect the views of others expressedin classroom discussions or class-related writing.Student Rights and Responsibilities:Students at Austin Community College have the same rights as accorded by the U.S.Constitution to freedom of speech, peaceful assembly, petition, and association. These rightscarry with them the responsibility to guarantee the same rights to others in the collegecommunity and not to interfere with or disrupt the educational process. The opportunity forstudents to examine and question pertinent data and assumptions of a given discipline,guided by the evidence of scholarly research, is appropriate and encouraged in a learningenvironment. This idea is accompanied by an equally demanding concept of responsibility onthe part of the student. As willing partners in learning, students must comply with college rulesand procedures. Enrollment in the college indicates acceptance of the rules set forth in thispolicy, which is administered through the office of the campus dean of Student Services. Dueprocess, through an investigation and appeal process, is assured to any student involved indisciplinary action.General Provisions:The purpose of this policy is to identify the rights and responsibilities ofACC students, tospecify acts prohibited and standards of conduct required, and to set a range of appropriatepenalties when rules are violated.Due Process:College disciplinary procedures respect the due process rights of students.Administration of Discipline:The campus dean of Student Services or the appropriate facility administrator shall haveprimary responsibility for the administration of student discipline. The campus dean of StudentServices works cooperatively with faculty members in the disposition of scholastic violations.

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Term
Winter
Professor
Sanders, Judy
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Concealed carry in the United States, Gun laws in the United States

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