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Committee on Academic Misconduct. The Ohio State University Code of Student Conduct Foster and protect the University’s core missions of teaching and learning, research, and service Foster scholarly and civic development of the University’s students

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Committee on Academic Misconduct

The Ohio State University

Code of Student Conduct

Foster and protect the University’s core missions of teaching and learning, research, and service

Foster scholarly and civic development of

the University’s students

Protect the people, properties, and processes that support the University and its missions


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COAM protects

Academic Integrity

COAM insures that a degree from The Ohio State University is earned through legitimate academic effort and work.


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Every student at The Ohio State University is expected to read, understand, and follow the Code of Student Conduct.

COAM does not consider “ignorance of the Code” as an acceptable excuse for academic misconduct!


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Academic Misconduct

Any activity that tends to compromise the

academic integrity of the University or

subvert the educational process.

“CHEATING”


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Students are very creative when it comes to cheating. Here’s a “cheat sheet” on the back of a water bottle label.

(As reported by Jane Gross in the New York Times, 11/26/03)


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Why report suspected academic

misconduct to COAM?

Required by University Rules

Rule 3335-5-487 (B): Instructors shall report all instances of alleged academic misconduct to the [Committee on Academic Misconduct].


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Protects faculty members and instructors

(COAM resolves allegations and, if appropriate,

determines sanctions.)

Protects a student’s right to “due process”

(Student’s rights include notice, hearing, decision,

appeal, and confidentiality.)


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“Flunked Student Sues Professor”

“A spurned student is suing his professor over a grade gripe.”

The student is suing for a passing grade and $50,000.

(as reported in FindLaw [news.findlaw.com]

on October 20, 2003)


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Academic Misconduct Process

Instructor “suspects” misconduct

Instructor notified student of allegation

Instructor notifies COAM

COAM notifies student of “charges”

COAM schedules hearing

Hearing is held

Hearing panel adjudicates the case


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Sanctions

Instructors do not have the authority to determine

if a student has violated the Code. Thus, instructors

do not have the authority to sanction a student.

“This paper is plagiarized. You’re getting a ‘0’ on it.”

(Violates student’s right to due process)


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Typical Sanctions

1st Violation

Disciplinary Probation

“E” in the course

2nd Violation

Suspension

“E” in the course


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Typical Sanctions

3rd Violation

Dismissal

“E” in the course

Sanctions for graduate students tend

to be more severe.



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2003-2004 Academic Year

Total cases = 458

Males = 279 (61%)

Females = 179 (39%)

Number “In Violation” = 380 (83%)

Number “Not in Violation” = 78 (17%)


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2002-2003 Academic Year

Common “Charges”

Plagiarism = 25%

Copying = 23%

Collusion = 21%

Failure to comply = 16%

“Dry lab” = 4%

“Cheat Sheet” = 2%





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Allegations of Academic Misconduct Against Graduate Students


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“An ounce of prevention is

worth a pound of cure.”


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Course Syllabus

Description of “Academic Misconduct”

Sources of information (e.g., COAM’s web page)

Unacceptable behaviors

Expectations for assignments


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Check students’ IDs

Authenticate e-mail messages

Authenticate medical excuses

Proctor examinations closely

Photocopy examinations/answer sheets








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