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Academic Dishonesty

  1. The term"cheating" is a form of academic dishonesty which includes, but is not limited to: (1) use of any unauthorized assistance in taking quizzes, tests or examinations; (2) use of sources beyond those authorized by the instructor in writing papers, preparing reports, solving problems or carrying out other assignments; (3) the acquisition, without permission of tests or other academic material belonging to a member of the College faculty or staff; (4) engaging in any behavior specifically prohibited by a faculty member in the course syllabus or class discussion.
  2. The term"plagiarism" is a form of academic dishonesty that includes, but is not limited to, the use, by paraphrase or direct quotation, of the published or unpublished work of another person without full and clear acknowledgment. It also includes the unacknowledged use of materials prepared by another person or agency engaged in the selling of term papers or other academic materials.
  3. "Lying about academic work" is also a form of academic dishonesty, which involves providing dishonest information about class attendance, written work or other matters pertinent to the student-instructor relationship. Examples include, but are not limited to, claiming to have submitted an assignment when the student has not submitted the assignment; responding dishonestly to an instructor's inquiries into potential honor code violations; falsely implicating another student in an honor code violation, or lying to protect another student; and submitting the same paper to more than one instructor for credit without the permission of each instructor.

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