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Distance and Outreach Education, Academic
Skills Center, Adult Basic Education and
Library/Media Services.
In addition, Academic Affairs provides
leadership and support for course
development and delivery, provides
assistance to faculty in their effort to deliver
instruction, procures outside resources and
recognition for faculty and students, delivers
community and inter-institutional courses,
maintains institutional computer networks
and systems, provides for the professional
development of faculty and staff, and
manages institutional records and reporting
requirements.
Statement of Purposes:
Promote instructional excellence in all
programs
Sustain quality educational standards
Facilitate and deliver courses and
programs via appropriate alternative
modes
Provide adequate learning resources,
physical environment, and equipment
Serve as a resource center for the
community
Offer a broad range of relevant
remedial and developmental programs
Maintain an environment that promotes
logical reasoning and creative thinking
Deliver customized workforce training in
the region
Identify highly-qualified instructors and
trainers
Enhance learning through the effective
use of technology
Provide professional development
opportunities for faculty and staff
Offer library and media services that
support and enhance the curricula
Provide curricula that give the student
a foundation for life-long learning and
personal development
Endorse a general education philosophy
Provide curricula that prepare the
student to succeed today and to meet
the challenges of tomorrow
Provide courses that enable the
the information from more than one
source to make it appear original
3. Collusion is the unauthorized collaboration
with another person in preparing any
academic work offered for credit.
4. Fabrication is falsifying data, research,
sources, statistics, as well as information or
verification.
• Citing a statistic from a source without
being sure if the numbers are correct
• Combining sources but claiming only
one of the sources
• Forging of signatures on any form
requiring another person’s verification
• 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
Consequences -
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.
Academic Affairs
Academic Affairs provides an academic
leadership support system for the delivery
of on-campus and off-campus instruction of
the highest quality. The mission of Academic
Affairs at Lake Region State College
encompasses leadership, management,
support and informational services that
include the following functions: Computer
Services, Community Education, TrainND,
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