Academic Misconduct: To knowingly act in a manner in order to gain unearned academic credit. Examples of academic misconduct include, but are not limited to:

  • Plagiarism (see below);

  • Cheating on examinations, tests, etc.;

  • Falsifying labs results;

  • Impersonating another student in an examination, test, etc.;

  • Falsifying or misrepresenting information on academic records or official documents;

  • Submitting the same or substantially the same work for credit in more than one course without faculty permission (whether the earlier submission was at TWU or another institution);

  • Aiding or abetting another student’s academic dishonesty.

Plagiarism: “Plagiarism (from a Latin word for ‘kidnapper’) is the presentation of someone else’s ideas or words as your own.” (The Little, Brown Handbook, 2nd Can. Ed., 555.)

Knowingly: If the person knows or ought reasonably to have known.