The awarding of a university degree suggests that a learner
has demonstrated mastery of a significant body of knowledge
and skills of substantive value to a community. Any sort of
dishonesty in securing those credentials invites very
serious sanctions to include suspension and/or expulsion
(see Code of Ethics – Academic Integrity. Examples of
academic dishonesty include actual or attempted cheating,
plagiarism, or knowingly furnishing false information to a
Academic Dishonesty is submitting anything for credit for one course that has already been submitted for credit in another course. Plagiarism is best known as accepting credit for non-original work, or work performed by others.
In writing, we draw upon others’ words and ideas and the intellectual heritage underlying human progress. Scholarship entails researching, understanding, and building upon the work of others, but also requires that proper credit be given for any “borrowed” material. Students are responsible for ethical scholarship, and for knowing what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.
Please follow this link for complete Guidelines for Avoiding Plagiarism.