Presentation on theme: "Warwick Business School. WBS Plagiarism: What we do Deter – Clear instruction to students what WBS and Warwick University considered poor and good academic."— Presentation transcript:
WBS Plagiarism: What we do Deter – Clear instruction to students what WBS and Warwick University considered poor and good academic practice Detect – OriginalityCheck® Deal with – WBS Plagiarism Procedure
Warwick Business School Academic Services INFORM the student, Programme Team, and Personal Tutor (if applicable) Academic Services refers case to WBS Plagiarism Panel Member for REVIEW NIE IDENTIFIES a concern about the authenticity of the student submission, reports to Academic Services [online]
Warwick Business School NO CASE NEGLIGENCE MISCONDUCT SEVERE Panel Member with the NIE makes the INITIAL DECISION on severity of the case
Warwick Business School A decision of negligence will be made in cases of work deemed to have been improperly referenced through the incompetent or careless academic practices of the student. NEGLIGENCE
Warwick Business School NEGLIGENCE Penalties Reduce the mark in line with the degree of the offence (typically between 5-15 marks) Student to re-submit the piece of work with correct referencing Student to re-submit a new piece of work to be marked normally improperly referenced through the incompetent or careless academic practices of the student.
Warwick Business School MISCONDUCT A decision of misconduct will be made in cases where it is deemed the student has deliberately or extensively cheated, either through collusion or plagiarism, and that the offence should be pursued within the School without recourse to a University Investigating Committee.
Warwick Business School MISCONDUCT the student had deliberately or extensively cheated. Penalties A reduction in mark (with or without the opportunity to resubmit or undertake a further assessment)
Warwick Business School SEVERE If the initial assessment concludes that a more severe penalty should be imposed than the School is permitted to enforce and is required under University regulations to refer the case to the Universitys Investigating Committee of the Senate.
Warwick Business School SEVERE Top 3 reasons why WBS refers cases to ICS Repeat offenders Complex cases of collusion Proposed penalty would result in the student being ineligible to qualify for the award for which they are registered initial assessment concludes that a more severe penalty should be imposed.
Responsibility Course Tutors/Assistant Deans: to ensure student are fully aware of how to avoid plagiarism Markers/NIEs: to review and report suspected cases of plagiarism Programmes Officers: to work with Academic Services to inform the Panel of the academic consequences for each penalty Academic Services: to support the Panel and NIEs, to manage the investigations, to formally corresponding with the student throughout.
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