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The Academic Integrity Quiz

Question 1:  [1 mark]

Course XYZ has many assignments and lab reports. Although students are encouraged to discuss ideas with their lab partners course work is to be completed independently.

Student X was writing a lab report and was running short on time. She had been rewording some ideas from web materials and included this information in her report, however, she was rushed and didn′t save any of the URLs. Her lab partner had talked about the results and together they decided to alter their results just a little to fit the pattern they were expecting. To make sure that their lab reports were consistent they worked together and submitted the exact same results section. Did student X demonstrate academic integrity?

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Question 2:  [1 mark]

In order to include a direct quote from another source in your writing you must:

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Question 3:  [1 mark]

If you are not sure whether a particular course of action might result in academic misconduct the best thing to do is:

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Question 4:  [1 mark]

What are the key points of York's Senate Policy on Academic Honesty?

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Question 5:  [1 mark]

Original Passage from the Book

Student Paper

The way in which men produce their means of subsistence depends first of all on the nature of the actual means they find in existence and have to reproduce. This mode of production must not be considered simply as being the reproduction of the physical existence of the individuals. Rather it is a definite form of activity of these individuals, a definite form of expressing their life, a definite mode of life on their part. As individuals express their life, so they are. What they are, therefore, coincides with their production, both with what they produce and with how they produce. The nature of individuals thus depends on the material conditions determining their production.

As individuals express their life, so they are write Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in The German Ideology (7). While many of us would agree with this statement as a matter of fact, we often do not make the association to specific modes of production.

Bibliographic Information:
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. The German Ideology. International Publishers: New York, 1947 (7).
Bibliography:
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. The German Ideology. International Publishers: New York, 1947.

Did the student demonstrate academic integrity?

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Question 6:  [1 mark]

Student X was writing a paper on topic Y. He decided to try to find information on this topic and searched Google. The first item that appeared in his list of results was an article from Wikipedia. While writing his paper Student X would directly cut and paste paragraphs from the Wikipedia article into his paper without using quotations.

Did student X demonstrate academic integrity?

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Question 7:  [1 mark]

Which of the following (fictitious) examples demonstrates plagiarism?

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Question 8:  [1 mark]

It was a course requirement to attend and review a performance of X. Tickets were expensive so a group of 4 students got together and decided that one of them would attend the performance and then would report back to the group what they had seen through Facebook. Each member of the group then reworded the Facebook entry and submitted the reviews as their own work.

Did these students demonstrate academic integrity?

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Question 9:  [1 mark]

After the professor notices that the reviews are surprisingly similar. Would the student who attended the performance and posted the review on Facebook be held responsible?

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Question 10:  [1 mark]

The purpose of documenting sources is to:

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