Would You Knowingly Cheat?
I was hoping that my turn writing the executive blog would be a bright and cheery one with the holidays fast approaching, and a well-deserved break from school and work for some of us. But really, how would I fill a whole page with holiday wishes? It seems it would be a better use of this space to give you some really important information that could save you from accusations of academic misconduct. Sounds serious, doesn’t it?
One of the hot topics at AU and across post-secondary institutions recently is plagiarism and cheating. Almost every AU committee agenda, or meeting with AU executive in the recent months has at least touched on this subject. The instances of plagiarism and cheating are growing. Students are being charged with academic misconduct more than ever, and are left facing serious consequences, including lengthy suspensions.Continue Reading