Academic Honesty and TurnItIn
“Marist College is a learning community dedicated to helping students develop the intellect, character,and skills requiredfor enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21stcentury. Students are expected to pursue excellence in their education while being honest about theirwork and fair to other members of the learning community. All work presented to instructors forevaluation must reflect their own ideas and effort and must properly acknowledge any contributions ofothers. Students should expect this honesty and fairness in others as well. As members of the Maristlearning community, all students should adhere to the principles of academic integrity as set forth in theMarist Academic Integrity Policy.”
Statement on TurnItIn:
“Use of Turnitin is mandated for this course.Turnitin is a service used by Marist College faculty tocompare a student's written work with its very large database of sources, student papers from otherinstitutions, and the like, to check for originality. Work submitted to Turnitin will be used only forpurposes of assessing originality, and will not be shared beyond Turnitin or used for any other purpose.Students must submitall assignments to Turnitin through the regular Brightspace submission process. Students who wish to remove their personal identifying information (name, student identification number,etc.) from the submitted file may do so but must notify their professor ahead of submission. Worksubmitted through Brightspace in this course will not be reviewed by the Professor or maintained by theCollege unless and until the Turnitin process is completed."
Students are expected to uphold the school's standard of conduct relating to academic honesty (please refer to the Marist College Student handbook for detailed information on the definitions and consequences for cheating and plagiarism). Students assume full responsibility for the content and integrity of the academic work they submit. The guiding principle of academic integrity shall be that a student's submitted work, examinations, reports, and projects must be that of the student's own work. Students shall be guilty of violating the honor code if they:
Represent the work of others as their own.
Use or obtain unauthorized assistance in any academic work.
Give unauthorized assistance to other students.
Marist College is committed to the fundamental values of preserving academic honesty as defined in the Student Handbook. The instructor reserves the right to utilize electronic means to help prevent plagiarism. Students agree that by taking this course all assignments are subject to submission for textual similarity review to Turnitin.com. Assignments submitted to Turnitin.com will be included as source documents in Turnitin.com's restricted access database solely for the purpose of detecting plagiarism in such documents. Additional information about this system can be found at http://turnitin.com.
IMPORTANT: Students are encouraged to review the resources at: http://www.plagiarism.org/ which will provide you with the information on how to properly cite sources and understand what is meant by plagiarism.
Modify, without instructor approval, an examination, paper, record, or report for the purpose of obtaining additional credit.
Misrepresent the content of submitted work.
Evidence of cheating or plagiarism (e.g., presentation or written submission of other's ideas or work without proper citation) will result in a grade of "F" for that particular assignment. Multiple incidences of plagiarism or cheating will result in a grade of "F" for this course. If a student is unclear about whether a particular situation may constitute an honor code violation, the student should meet with the instructor to discuss the situation.