Plagiarism In Fanshawe College And St. Sober College

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Stealing possessions is a very serious crime. As well as objects we can touch, stealing ideas we can’t touch is a highly severe offense. It is known as “Plagiarism”. It means using the work of someone else without giving any credit. It is important to avoid the cheating because it can be a theft. Most of colleges consider it. Although both Fanshawe College and St. Clair College emphasize the importance of protecting an environment of intellectual integrity, St. Clair College has a policy that is even harsher towards students.
Fanshawe College has a simple policy regarding plagiarism. They focus on cheating offences and plagiarism is just a little part of the cheating. According to Fanshawe College, “Cheating will not be tolerated, and students
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Clair College’s policy regulations are much more detailed. As well as they focus on copying works without proper credit: so-called plagiarism, they consider that unauthorized collaboration belongs to plagiarism. According to St. Clair College, “unauthorized collaboration means working with others on assignments that will be submitted for a grade without the specific permission of the instructor.” and it is hard for instructor to provide a more accurate evaluation of the individual student’s strength and weaknesses (St. Clair College, 2015). Also, they defined unauthorized collaboration in four ways: working out answers to homework assignments with others, working on take-home work with others, “Checking” homework answers with others, and having someone else help write or re-write a paper. It shows that they would like to prevent academic misconduct by making assorted …show more content…
According to Fanshawe College, “ A student may appeal a decision that he or she is guilty of cheating or the appropriateness of the applied penalty by completing the Notice of Appeal Form in the Office of the Registrar.”(Fanshawe College, 2013). Also, they added an e-mail address in order to accept any comments or questions about the student appeals. In case of St. Clair College, there is a similar appeal policy at the college. As reported by St. Clair College, “The appellant shall complete a Complaint Appeal Form and forward it to the immediate supervisor of the individual whose decision he/she disagrees with.”(St. Clair College, 2015). As such, both colleges consider that they might make

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