Academic Dishonesty

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Academic Dishonesty includes any other act not specifically covered that compromises the integrity of a student or intrudes, violates, or disburts the academic community of the institution. Examples would include attempting or agreeing to commit, or assisting in or facilitating the commission of, any scholastic dishonesty violation, failing to appear or testify without good cause when requested by the Honor Council, failing to keep information about cases confidential, supplying false information to the Honor Council and accusing a student of a violation of this Code in bad faith.  

Cheating

Implies an intent to decieve. It includes all actions, devices, and/or deceptions involved in committing the act. Examples include, but are not limited to, utilizing crib notes/cheat sheet on an exam and copying answers from another student's exam. 

Plagiarism

Includes presenting another person's work as your own, with or without the original creator's consent, regardless if the work is published or unpublished, printed or electronic. An example would include failing to give credit for another person's idea. 

Collusion

Is the act of more than one student contributing to a piece of work that is submitted as the work of an individual. This is not to be associated with group work, which is assessed as a group effort.  This would include lending your assignment to another student.

 

Resources

SafeAssign

SafeAssign is a resource provided through Blackboard that detects unoriginal content in papers. Students have access throguh the Writing Center and advisor. Click here to enable SafeAssign on an assignment on Blackboard.  

UM Writing Center Consultations

The Writing Center at the University of Mimai offers free, one-on-one assistance with all types of writing. You can schedule a consultation with them by requesting it online

University of Miami Honor Code

The University of Miami Honor Code is established for the graduate student body to protect the
academic integrity of the University of Miami, to encourage consistent ethical behavior among graduate students, and to foster a climate of fair competition.You may refer to the honor code here