ADVICE on ACADEMIC HONESTY
PROFESSOR GAUGHAN'S ACADEMIC HONESTY POLICY
Anyone caught cheating on any assignment will fail the course and the incident of academic dishonesty will be reported to the Office of Judicial Affairs.
If the professor even suspects academic dishonesty a report of the incident will be made to the Office of Judicial Affairs.
A Few Words About Plagiarism
The Difference Between Working with Colleagues and Cheating
Make sure that the final product is one of your own intellect and not that of your colleagues. Don't write things down for each other, but have each member of the study group write her or his interpretation of the discussion. Also, get together to study and go over potential evidence but when you are preparing to write, do that part on your own. Choose the evidence you want to talk about, make the argument you want to make. Do not write the answers in a group or with a friend; write them alone. This is especially important when, as is often the case in my classes, you are given exam questions in advance.