Discussion Board answers Papers Case Studies Group Projects 6
Cite Sources Check grammar and spelling Dont Use Text Abbreviations 7
Academic problem nationwide Internet habits have made it worse Not public domain – must be cited Can even end academic career Using someone elses work without giving them credit; on purpose or accidently Check Style guides for citation styles.
The Trouble With Tribbles by David Gerrold - Star Trek season 2 episode 15 Tribbles (lovable, furry antagonists) based on Flat Cats in Robert Heinlein novel The Rolling Stones Author had read novel as youth and didnt remember Flat Cats until someone reminded him of similarities
Episode already far along in production. Approached Heinlein and told of problem Heinlein asked for final copy of script signed by all actors
Purposely copying someone elses work and not giving proper credit Must properly use quotes and citations Re-using your own previously published work without citing it properly.
Purchasing and submitting a paper as your own from a vendor or other student Submitting a paper previously submitted by another student as your own
1. Any student who has committed an act of misconduct (1, 2, or 3 above) may be subjected to one or more of the following penalties: a. A students grade in the course or on the examination affected by the misconduct may be reduced to any extent, including a reduction to failure.
b. A student may be suspended from the University for a specific or an indefinite period, the suspension to begin at any time...