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Cheating and Plagiarism Oak Ridge High School Definitions and Policy
Cheating and Plagiarism
It is cheating to: Copy homework Give homework to copy Copy from another’s test/quiz Allow someone to copy from your test/quiz
It is cheating to: Text/photo a test or quiz to anyone Receive such information Steal a test Study from a stolen test
It is cheating to: Tell someone in a later class what’s on a test/quiz Use or possess cheat sheets/crib notes “Check an answer” on someone else’s paper Take home work that was for in-class only /thumbs/School/Boy_Cheating_On_Test.png
Punishment for Cheating
Plagiarism When you write a paper, you must give credit to the person from whom you got your information. “Plagiarism--failing to acknowledge our debts to others--is using others' ideas and words without clearly acknowledging the source of that information.” Information from:
It is plagiarism to: Copy someone else’s paper or project Copy a paper off the Internet (or any other source) Copy any part of a paper that you did not write (without citing your source) Paraphrase any part of a paper or part of a paper that you did not write (without citing your source)
It is plagiarism to: Pay someone to write a paper for you, whether a friend or the Internet Put your name on someone else’s work (for free or for money) Turn the same project/paper into more than one teacher Work together and turn in the exact same project/paper (unless instructed to work in pairs/groups)
If you didn’t write it, it’s plagiarism!
Punishments for Cheating or Plagiarism
Montgomery College Disciplinary action may include: assigning a grade of zero or "F" for an exam or assignment assigning a grade of "F" for the course being withdrawn from the course, program or expelled from school
Duke University “Plagiarism is a serious offense that can result in... failure of the course... and suspension from the University.” citing/plagiarism.html
Penalties from UT Disciplinary probation. Withholding of grades, official transcript, and/or degree. Suspension participation in athletic or extracurricular activities. Failing grade for an examination or assignment or for a course Denial of degree. Suspension from the institution for a specified period of time. Expulsion (permanent separation from the institution). Revocation of degree and withdrawal of diploma.
ORHS Punishment for Cheating or Plagiarism A zero on the work A discipline referral to your principal Punishment ranging from detentions to ISS (and beyond) Saturday detention for daily/quiz grade ISS for major grade