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Copy Right and Take-Home Work Policies

Attribution of Published Material

Program Instructors are encouraged to rigorously attribute figures or text from published materials that are distributed as course notes for Program courses. Although an instructor's failure to provide attribution does not constitute misconduct, clear attribution sets a good example to students. This is particularly relevant when students draw upon these materials for preparation of take-home exams and problem sets, a context in which failure to attribute original sources would constitute plagiarism by the student. Additionally, instructors should, of course, respect all copyright laws.

For more information see University of Utah Regulations, Policy 7-013: Copyright Policy: Copying of Copyrighted Works.

Policy for Take-home Problem Sets

This is a take-home problem set. Accordingly, you are allowed to consult with classmates and other colleagues as you arrive at your answers.

You must avoid plagiarism by providing answers in your own words. In particular, if you draw upon published materials you should cite the original source. If you quote from an original source the quoted words should be indicated in quotation marks and a specific citation given.

Please note the definition of plagiarism provided by the student code:

"Plagiarism" means the unacknowledged use or incorporation of any other person’s work in, or as a basis for, one’s own work offered for academic consideration or credit, or for public presentation. Plagiarism includes, but is not limited to, representing as one’s own, without attribution, any other person’s words, phrasing, ideas, sequence of ideas, information or any other mode or content of expression.

Policy for Take-home Exam

This is a take-home exam. You must work on it entirely on your own. Do not discuss any aspect of this exam with classmates or anyone else. Any questions about the exam should be directed to the course instructor. Additionally, you must avoid plagiarism by providing answers in your own words. In particular, if you draw upon published materials you should cite the original source. If you quote from an original source the quoted words should be indicated in quotations marks and a specific citation given.

Please note the definition of plagiarism provided by the student code:

"Plagiarism" means the unacknowledged use or incorporation of any other person’s work in, or as a basis for, one’s own work offered for academic consideration or credit, or for public presentation. Plagiarism includes, but is not limited to, representing as one’s own, without attribution, any other person’s words, phrasing, ideas, sequence of ideas, information or any other mode or content of expression.

Last Updated: 10/19/16