Academic Honesty Is Vital to Students Susan turned in a psychology paper with statistical information without citing where the information was obtained. She was upset when the professor called her in for academic dishonesty. In a sense, Susan could be stated to have stolen the work of another person and claimed it as her own. While Susan may not have meant to do this, she plagiarized and she had to face the consequences of academic dishonesty. Academic dishonesty is any form of dishonesty, including plagiarism, cheating, and fabrication, complicity, abuse of academic materials, and multiple submissions (“Student Academic Integrity Policy”). It is important to consider academic dishonesty, types of academic dishonesty, hypothetical cases,...The end:
.....cademic dishonesty is not acceptable at the college. The focus of Western Illinois University is one similar to most universities of fairness, unity, honesty, and respect. Academic dishonesty should be treated serious because it affects the morale of students who work diligently to perform to the best of their ability. Honesty, fairness, unity, and respect are important to students at Western Illinois University. Students want to know the faculty takes serious academic dishonesty. Work Cited “Academic Dishonesty – Definition.” (2012). 1 February 2012. <http://www.deltacollege.edu/dept/ar/catalog/current/1841.htm>. “Student Academic Integrity Policy.” (May 10, 2011). 1 February 2012. <http://www.wiu.edu/policies/acintegrity.php>.