The Handbook for Student Law for Higher Education Administrators, Third Edition is a practical tool, intended for administrators dealing with students in higher education, focusing principally on four-year institutions. Addressing the ever-evolving relationship between higher education and the law, the book will provide the academic administrator with the means to knowledgably and confidently navigate the many legal threats and challenges facing colleges today. Focused on the "hot" issues in higher education today, and using examples from real cases and scenarios from many institutions, the handbook provides sample policies, checklists, and advice that administrators can apply to a wide variety of situations, both preventatively and proactively. The Handbook for Student Law for Higher Education Administrators, Third Edition is a compendium of practical knowledge and guidance, useful to all administrators dealing with the legal minefield that is higher education.
Chapter 5: Academic Integrity, Plagiarism, and Cheating
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ACADEMIC INTEGRITY, PLAGIARISM, AND CHEATING
The satiric singer-songwriter and sometime Harvard professor Tom Lehrer once wrote the following logic: “Plagiarize, plagiarize. Let no one else’s work evade your eyes.” As this suggests, plagiarism and other forms of cheating are by no means confined to the student body.