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Plagiarism and Cheating

Instructors can use this decision tree to determine what action to take when plagiarism or cheating is discovered.

 

What is the nature of the offence?

Plagiarism

Cheating

Do you feel the situation stems from a student misunderstanding of how to properly cite sources?

Pursue Option 2

Yes

No

Do you feel comfortable meeting with the student to discuss the infraction?

Pursue Option 2

Yes

No

Pursue Option 1

Pursue Option 2