Academic Misconduct:

Academic Misconduct According to the Ryerson policy 60 (http://www.ryerson.ca/content/dam/senate/policies/pol60.pdf), academic misconduct includes, but not limited to:
  • Plagiarism which is the claiming of words, ideas, artistry, drawings or data of another person. This also includes submitting your own work in whole or in part for credit in two or more courses.
  • Cheating
  • Misrepresentation of personal identity or performance
  • Submission of false information
  • Contributing to academic misconduct
  • Damaging, tampering, or interfering with the scholarly environment
  • Unauthorized copying or use of copyrighted materials
  • Violations of departmental policies or professional behavior
  • Violations of specific departmental or course requirements
This page gives more specific information about Academic Misconduct: https://www.ryerson.ca/academicintegrity/students/what-is-integrity-and-misconduct/definitions-of-academic-misconduct/ It includes, but is not limited to:
  • offering, giving, sharing or selling essays, questions and/or answers to tests or exams, quizzes or other assignments unless authorized to do so;
  • allowing work to be copied during an examination, test or for other assignments.
  • Note that Dr. Woit does NOT give any authorization for anything mentioned in Ryerson Policy 60, or at any official Ryerson webpage relating to Academic Misconduct, such as the one above.
Committing academic misconduct will trigger academic penalties, including:
  • course-grade reduction greater than a grade of “zero” (0) on course work
  • failing grades, suspension and possibly expulsion from the University. As a Ryerson student, you are responsible for familiarizing yourself with Ryerson conduct policies.


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