According to the Student Code of Conduct "Plagiarism is "to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own …[to] present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source" (Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary, 898)."
According to the Student Code of Conduct, it is plagiarism if a student:
Student Code of Conduct (Including: Plagiarism, Collusion, Cheating)
As a student at NWTC, students are expected to maintain personal and professional honesty in all of their actions at the College. Students must do their own work and take steps to avoid plagiarism, collusion, or cheating. Student work includes tests, papers, projects, speeches or any other assigned work that will be evaluated for a grade.
Plagiarism is ― to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own …[to] present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source‖ (Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary, 898).
Collusion occurs when two or more students who are preparing individual assignments work together and submit similar work for assessment. Any student who allows another to use his or her materials is guilty of collusion. Collusion does not occur if students have been assigned group projects.
Cheating includes, but is not limited to, looking at, copying, or using the work of another for assignments or projects, sharing test questions, or by using unauthorized notes or materials on examinations.
A student is guilty of dishonesty if the student does any of the following:
Consequences: In Academic Integrity cases, the following sanctions may be imposed: