To explain the Academic Integrity Belief Statement and Honor Code. To reflect upon the effect cheating has on you and your learning community.
Please read the eLo Belief Statement and Honor Code carefully. Review the questions to consider to help determine what academic dishonesty is and is not. Read the discussion prompt and post a carefully considered answer.
eLo Belief Statement
Members of the eLo Learning Community including students, parents and faculty commit themselves to acquiring and supporting the development of the skills necessary to become self-directed, lifelong learners and digital citizens. We believe that the path to academic achievement in the digital environment requires self-discipline, integrity, respect for knowledge and social responsibility. We respect the members of our learning community. We respect the opportunity and freedom to learn. We understand that academic dishonesty in any form not only harms ourselves but also degrades our eLo Learning Community
eLo Honor Code
We expect your participation in the online course to reflect your original work including proper citations to other authors when relevant. During each aspect of the course, we expect you, not anyone else, to be the sole person responsible for your contributions to the learning community. We communicate academic dishonesty actions to your home school including a potential removal from the online course with a non-passing grade.
These questions can help you determine if something qualifies as Academic Dishonesty:
- Does this action mislead or deceive?
- Does this action give me or others an unfair advantage?
- Does your action represent honesty, fairness, respect, and trustworthiness?
Does this action bring discredit to the eLo Learning Community and reputation?
Please follow the steps listed below to create a discussion post sharing your perspective on Academic Integrity:
- Please select one of the quotes below and explain what it means to you and why you feel that way.
- Please offer your own quote that represents your views about Academic Integrity.
"Every time I've done something that doesn't feel right, it's ended up not being right." --Mario Cuomo
"To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice." --Confucius
"My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there." --Indira Gandhi
"What is right is often forgotten by what is convenient." --Bodie Thoene