Instructional offences

  1. Failure to use standard academic conventions when paraphrasing or directly quoting information or using graphics from sources is unacceptable in academic work; any or all of the following:
    1. No in-text citation
    2. No quotation marks
    3. No reference list
  2. Copying information from sources and presenting as your own ideas is plagiarism; any or all of the following:
    1. No attempt to paraphrase/ only a few words changed/ order of information unchanged
    2. No quotation marks
    3. No in-text citation
    4. No reference list
  3. Any amount of copying from another student and presenting as your own work is cheating
  4. Having someone edit/ rewrite your assignment and presenting as your own work is cheating
  5. Copying or buying an assignment and presenting as your own work is cheating
  6. Submitting assignments completed for another course, even if you wrote the original assignment is cheating
  7. Using materials or devices during in-class tests or assignments without permission is cheating

Consequences

Failure to use academic conventions correctly 1st time:

Grade: cannot be higher than 50% D-

Student is notified;  ESLA coordinator & SLaLS Registrarial Administrator are informed about the warning

Subsequent offences:

Grade: 0

Student is notified; Student is officially reported to ESLA coordinator & SLaLS Registrarial Administrator

Plagiarism 1st time:

Grade: 0

Student is notified by email;  ESLA coordinator & SLaLS Registrarial Administrator are copied on the warning

2nd time:

Grade 0

Student is notified by email; Student is officially reported to ESLA coordinator & SLaLS Registrarial Administrator

Subsequent offences: Reported to Dean’s Office

Cheating 1st time:

Grade: 0

Reported to ESLA coordinator & SLaLS Registrarial Administrator

Subsequent offences: Reported to Dean’s Office