What is Academic Dishonesty?
Academic dishonesty takes place when unapproved materials are utilized and deliberate attempts are made to mislead others concerning your academic knowledge and skills.It’s academic dishonesty:
Plagiarism is a specific form of academic cheating. Plagiarism is submitting another's work without properly crediting the author.
According to the Merriam Webster Online Dictionary plagiarism is “to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own.” Plagiarism also means:
Fabrication is making up data or results and recording or reporting them.
Examples of fabrication include:
Falsification is manipulating research materials, equipment, or processes, or changing or omitting data or results such that the research is not accurately represented in the research record.
Examples of falsification include:
Online cheating s another form of plagiarism and includes:
Other forms of plagiarism are self-plagiarism and aggregate.
If you recycle a paper you wrote from a previous class, make little to no changes, and fail to cite yourself, you actually are plagiarizing yourself.
Aggregating, on the other hand, occurs when you properly cite all your sources, but there is little to no original material from you.