Please use the following to test your knowledge and understanding of the Academic Ethics Policy (AEP):

1. Violations of the Academic Ethics Policy include, but are not be limited to (check all that apply):

a. Lying
b. Cheating
c. Stealing others’ work
d. Citing but not giving appropriate credit
e. Dual submission without instructors’ permission
f.  Plagiarism
g. Borrowing/modifying/using another student’s work
h. Forgery or falsification
i.  Facilitating academic dishonesty
j.  Unfair competition

2. I proofread my group’s paper before submission and noticed information that may not have been cited. I need to report my suspicions and discuss with my group before official submission:

a. True
b. False

3. If my group’s paper is officially submitted and then the professor discovers plagiarism violations, I am as responsible as the person who was in charge of writing that section of the paper:

a. True
b. False

4. I am under no moral or personal obligation to report an observation of another student’s cheating attempts:

a. True
b. False

5. I am in violation of the Academic Ethics Policy if during a test I use resources that are not explicitly prohibited but similar to those prohibited, e.g. using the internet on an iPhone when computer access is prohibited:

a. True
b. False

6. The Conduct Code requires students to respect all members of the Carey community and prohibits all forms of force, violence or intimidation, including sexual harassment: 

a. True
b. False

7. Sanctions for those found in violation of the Academic Ethics Policy include but are not limited to:

a. Censure
b. Dismissal
c. Grade adjustment
d. Disciplinary probation
e. Suspension
f. All of the above

8. Please indicate if the following needs to be cited: “There are two groups of data analysis methods: summative versus formative, and quantitative versus qualitative. Each has its own merits.”

a. No citation required
b. Citation is required

9. Please indicate if the following needs to be cited: “Data from 2009 shows that 51% of the U.S. taxpaying population does not pay any income taxes.”

a. No citation required
b. Citation is required

10. I will be in violation of the Academic Ethics Policy if I (check all that apply):

         a. Share test questions and related information with other students
         b. During a test, let others copy off of my work
         c. Share the structure of an exam
         d. Ask another student to share assessment related information with me
         e. Complete individual assignments with someone's input

11. I understand that the Academic Ethics Board (AEB) makes decisions based on:

        a. Preponderance of evidence
        b. Beyond a reasonable doubt
        c. There is no clear defined decision-making process

 12. If I have questions about the Academic Ethics Policy, I can always find information by:

a. Referring to the Academic Ethics Policy on the Carey website
b. Contacting the Student Services Office (
c. Contacting my instructor


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