Math 2015 HONOR SYSTEM POLICY

The Virginia Tech Honor Code applies to all graded work in this course. Students are responsible for understanding and adhering to the Honor Code. Among other things the Honor Code prohibits giving or receiving unauthorized aid, assistance, or unfair advantage on academic work, and it prohibits plagiarism.

You are expected to pledge on all quizzes, all tests and the final exam that the work is your own.

Calculators are permitted on homework, labs, in-class work and tests.

Calculators may NOT be used on the Multiple Choice section of the Common Final.

You are encouraged to seek help from any available resource on homework.

Copying another group or individual's work is strictly prohibited.

For all lab assignments if worked in groups:

All members must be present (at the same place at the same time) during the completion and write-up of all answers and explanations to all problems in the lab.

Each person in the group and only a person in the group should have his / her own copy of the completed project.

Your use of the completed lab printout for a quiz signifies that you contributed significantly to the work, that you accept responsibility for the completed lab and that all of what is written accurately represents your understanding of the material.

You are encouraged to work together on in-class assignments. However, the completed work signifies your knowledge and understanding of a topic.

Classroom behavior affects the individual student and his/her fellow students. You are expected to respect your classmates and instructor. From Section V.e.-Class Attendance and Classroom Conduct of the Student Life Policy: The professor has the authority to determine acceptable classroom conduct for his or her students as long as those decisions do not infringe on the students' rights. Disruptive classroom conduct may be considered disorderly conduct; i.e., behavior that disrupts or interferes with the orderly functioning of the university, disturbs the peace, or interferes with the performance of the duties of university personnel. When considered in violation of this policy, you will be asked to leave the classroom.

The Honor Code applies to signing the attendance sheet and in-class assignments.


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