6.2 Chapter 6 Recap

Key Takeaways

The objective of this policy is to promote academic integrity and the values associated with it at Cape Breton University.

Your responsibilities as a student:

  • reading, understanding, and acting in accordance with the Academic Integrity Policy
  • reviewing course materials and seeking direction from faculty and staff to ensure an understanding of the expectations for academic integrity
  • engaging in learning opportunities dedicated to academic integrity within or outside of classes
  • submitting work created in line with the highest standards of academic integrity
  • appealing decisions related to academic integrity matters through the proper channels

Cape Breton University recognizes three main types of academic integrity breaches: assignment misconduct, exam misconduct, and other unethical behaviour.

Breaches of academic integrity are categorized into three levels, each having their own penalties and resolutions.





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