Cheating and Plagiarism
Were you ever in a situation where you caught a student cheating on an assignment, whether plagiarism or on a test? What did you do?
I’m not a professor so I have never caught a student cheating. As a student I have never had to cheat for anything. I have never seen cheating or plagiarism of any kind really, not in my classes or from my peers.
I guess if I had a student cheat on an assignment or commit plagiarism I would ask him/her why they did it and try to understand their reasons. Nevertheless in academia plagiarism is the highest crime. Therefore, it must have a strong punishment. I know that in certain classes cheating is entirely unacceptable and if it is done then the student would fail the class. In other classes if a student cheats on an assignment then he/ she receives a zero on the particular assignment. SPC’s tolerance level against plagiarism is zero.
Honestly, there is no reason to cheat. Any student should follow an anti-cheating and anti-plagiarism rule. Especially with plagiarism because citing is the easiest skill to have, because it is a staple and if you need help attaining it then please visit the writing studio.
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