RESOURCES FOR ACADEMIC CONCERNS:
AVOIDING ACADEMIC MISCONDUCT:
Walk-through: Understanding the Student Discipline Process
Student Discipline Process by Student Advocacy office, University of Manitoba is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
According to the University of Manitoba academic integrity policy, plagiarism occurs when, “ideas or words [are taken from] another person and passed off as one’s own… it applies to any written work, in traditional or electronic format, as well as [any work that is presented] orally or verbally” (Undergraduate Calendar, p. 27).
Taken from: 2010-2011 Undergraduate Calendar, Section 8: Academic Integrity http://webapps.cc.umanitoba.ca/calendar11/Academic%20Regulations.pdf
This means that anytime a student uses another person’s work, it must be referenced, giving credit to the original author. Referencing is required in papers, tests and exams (both take home and in class), oral presentations, discussion boards, etc. Students are required to reference the original author of words, ideas, data, charts and tables, photos, etc. These may come from books, journals, emails, personal communication, class notes, or websites. If you are unsure whether information needs referencing, you need help choosing a referencing style, or need help with the mechanics of the referencing itself, there are several resources available to assist you, including:
More information about the University’s discipline policy can be found at the link below, or by contacting the Student Advocacy office: