The first thought that comes to one’s mind when someone mentions academic dishonesty is cheating and plagiarism, the theft of ideas and other forms of intellectual property, which occur within an educational setting.
In high or secondary school, a standard penalty for academic dishonesty is a failing grade, where as in college it can result in expulsion.
However, still the most widely spread forms of academic dishonesty are cheating and plagiarism. These notions are usually easily identified, because a clear distinction between the terms is quite obscure.
Cheating comprises of giving and receiving information during an exam, using and dissemination of material during an exam, taking an exam or writing an exam for another student, or asking someone to do so, submitting the same paper for more than one course, misrepresenting and fabricating written work.
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