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    • Academic Honesty Cheating, plagiarism and un-permitted cooperation
    • The purpose of university
      • To challenge ideas and minds by thinking freely within research and education
      • BUT…within an international traditional regulatory system
      • University and academy lacks a sense of humor when dealing with academic honesty
    • Illegal file sharing
    • Disciplinary Measures
      • Disciplinary measures may be taken if (Chapter 10 Higher Education Ordinance, SFS 1993:100):
        • Use of non-permitted material or tools
        • Attempts to deceive examiners
        • Disrupts or prevents teaching, examination or other activities at university
        • Harassment of students or staff.
    • Attempt to deceive
      • By using non-permitted aids or in other ways attempt to deceive in connection with examinations or other occasions when student work is assessed.
    • Cheating
      • To use non-permitted methods to attempt to gain an advantage.
      • Helping others to cheat is also seen as cheating
    • Non-permitted cooperation
      • When students collaborate in work that is intended to be conducted individually
    • Plagiarism
      • Plagiarism is included in the concept of attempting to deceive the examiner.
      • Plagiarism may be described as: any attempt by a student to use the ideas or words of others in an attempt to deceive the examiner into believing they are students own .
    • What happens
      • The department is required to notify the Vice Chancellor
      • The Vice Chancellor may decide to:
        • Not proceed further
        • Hand out a formal warning
        • Defer to the university disciplinary committee
    • The Disciplinary Committee
      • May decide to
        • Not proceed further
        • Hand out a formal warning
        • Suspend the student for a period of up to six months
      • Suspension entails that the student may not participate in teaching, examination or other university activity
    • Uncertain?
      • Ask!
        • Lecturers
        • Course manager
        • Examiner
        • Student guidance office
      • Ignorance is not a defence