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
    5. Using information that does not come from the source(s) you claim you used in the citation
    6. Using information that does not come from the section of the source you claim you used in the citation.
  1. Cheating:
    1. Using materials or devices during in-class tests or assignments without permission is cheating
    2. Any amount of copying from another student and presenting as your own work is cheating
    3. Having someone edit/ rewrite your assignment and presenting as your own work is cheating
    4. Copying or buying an assignment and presenting as your own work is cheating
    5. Submitting assignments completed for another course, even if you wrote the original assignment is cheating

Consequences

Failure to use academic conventions correctly 1st time:

Grade: cannot be higher than 50% D-

Warning email, copied to ESLA coordinator & SLALS Registrarial Administrator

Subsequent offences:

Grade: 0

Reported to ESLA coordinator & SLALS Registrarial Administrator

Plagiarism 1st time:

Grade: 0

Warning email, copied to ESLA coordinator & SLALS Registrarial Administrator

Subsequent offences in any ESLA course:

Reported to Dean’s Office

Cheating #1 using unauthorized materials or devices 1st time:

Grade: 0

Reported to ESLA coordinator & SLaLS Registrarial Administrator

Subsequent offences in any ESLA course:

Reported to Dean’s Office

Cheating all other types Reported to Dean’s office