Name: Dhan Kumar Rai
Class: 314 237
Alex should not have helped Sam by letting him read is project. If he
wanted to help, he could have talked briefly about the project or describe
the outlines and not the actual contents. Sam should have reported that
he was sick to his unit coordinator and get support or extensions due to
his illness if he can provide the medical certificate. Letting the friends
copy the work and submit can breach academic integrity.
Mahir should have quoted the words that he copied from online into his
work. He committed plagiarism by making others work into his own work.
He should have included proper reference of the ideas he used into his
work. If he cannot paraphrase to give the exact meaning, he should have
quoted the author. This is using others works as your own which is a
criminal offence and can face severe consequences.
Rory used images from the internet without reference. This is image
plagiarism; he should have used images in his work with proper
He could use his own images and drawings. Copying the
images, charts, graphs and figures without citing the original source is a
plagiarism and it's an academic integrity violation.
Anouska paid for her assignment, and it is a contract cheating. Due to
the fear of failure, she committed an offence which breached the
academic integrity. If she had issues, she should directly contact her unit
coordinator for assistance. Contract cheating in any form, copying from
friends who already finished that unit, from internet paid sites, and from
AI tools is an offence of cheating, hence, violation to academic integrity.
Paying to professional assignment writers and submitting as your own
can affect one's academic life as well as professional life. It is graduating
without skills. This can lead to cheating in professional life as well.
Scenario 5: Sarah cheated in exam due to workload and improper time
management. When caught cheating she was given zero in that exam.
She could have consulted a counsellor for help with her anxiety and time