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iv. Working with another student on a test or an assignment
without authorization
v. Using unauthorized material (texts, calculators, smart phones, paper,
websites, notes on computer)to obtain answers or information for a test
vi. Using passwords or electronic signatures of other individuals for any
reasons, including to take a test for another person
vii.Sharing answers for an assignment
b. Plagiarism is using someone else’s work in part or whole and passing it off as the
student’s own whether intentionally or not intentionally.
i. Using exact words or phrases without citing the source
ii. Buying a paper from an online source or a person
iii.Using a paper someone else has done either for you specifically or for
another class
iv.Without documenting the source, modifying the information or combining
the information frommore than one source to make it appear original
c. Collusion is the unauthorized collaboration with another person in preparing
any academic work offered for credit.
d. Fabrication is falsifying data, research, sources, statistics, as well as information
or verification.
i. Citing a statistic from a source without being sure if the numbers are correct
ii. Combining sources but claiming only one of the sources
iii.Forging of signatures on any form requiring another person’s verification
iv. Misrepresenting situations such as:
• claiming a member was present on a group project when he or she was
absent or left early
• claiming you handed in work, implying the teacher lost it or the LMS didn’t
accept it
• claiming a family event, illness, emergency or funeral when, in fact, there
is none
Instructors have the authority to determine how an incident of scholastic dishonesty will
affect a student’s grade. Situations may differ in severity and consequences as determined
by individual instructors.
If a student has an academic grievance, the grievance must be submitted in writing by
following the appeals procedure found in policy 800.31.
02. Safe Campus: Lake Region State College strives to provide an environment free of all
forms of abuse, criminal activity and intimidation.
a. Minor Misconduct: Disciplinary action may be taken against a student who:
i. Violates city ordinances or state or federal laws
ii. Possesses or uses fireworks on College property
iii.Has conduct that interferes with the operations of the College
iv.Takes or causes minor damages, to the property of another
v. Engages in disorderly behavior, harassment, bullying or any other type of
activity that adversely affects another. This could include disruptive activity
including verbal abuse of others or the use of profane or vulgar language.
This could occur using electronic formats, including, but not limited to,
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