There may also be disciplinary action against the student who commits the

There may also be disciplinary action against the

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a zero mark). There may also be disciplinary action against the student who commits the offence of plagiarism. A warning letter will be issued in case of minor plagiarism.
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HKU SANCTIONS In the more serious cases, the students concerned will be referred to the Vice- Chancellor for referral to the University Disciplinary Committee for disciplinary action.
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HKU SANCTIONS The Disciplinary Committee, which comprises 3 members from the Senate and 2 student members, will investigate the complaint and may impose a wide range of penalties once a student is found guilty of a disciplinary offence.
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HKU SANCTIONS These penalties include a published reprimand, suspension of study for a period of time, and even expulsion from the University. Some students who are found guilty of plagiarism are suspended from their studies. If you are expelled, you will probably never be able to re-enroll in this or indeed any university. Disciplinary action may be taken even after graduation, particularly in the case of research students who commit plagiarism in their thesis or dissertation. If a student lends his work to another student for copying, both students will be punished.
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PLAGIARISM Interesting question: Are there reasons beyond this particular self-interested one to avoid plagiarism? Laws and morals: There’s a law against murder and there are punishments. But, also, murder is wrong and should be avoided not simply because you’ll likely be caught and punished.
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PLAGIARISM Are the reasons, if there are such, more like rules of etiquette or more like full- blooded moral rules such as thou shalt not kill or thou shalt not steal? Plagiarism as theft? What gets stolen? Words? Ideas?
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PLAGIARISM In conflict with virtue of honesty. In some cases this appears not to matter (much). Ghostwritten memoir. Speechwriting. Confounds own goals. Original, creative thought is intrinsically valuable. Harms others Other researchers and research atmosphere. The plagiarize-ee.
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PLAGIARISM The plagiarize-ee. X taking credit for Y’s work harms Y by preventing Y from reaping the benefits of having produced the work. Prestige, influence…perhaps position, salary, etc. It’s like theft. If I steal your tv, I prevent you from reaping the benefits of having the tv.
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STANLEY FISH “The concept of plagiarism, however, is learned in more specialized contexts of practice entered into only by a few; it’s hard to get from the notion that you shouldn’t appropriate your neighbor’s car to the notion that you should not repeat his words without citing him. The rule that you not use words that were first uttered or written by
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