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Tutorial Episodes

Check out these engaging, short and informative academic integrity videos. These videos present some of the values and behaviours expected of Ryerson University students and some of the most common misconceptions about academic integrity.

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Each episode has a specific theme related to the topic of the tutorial.

Please note that due to changes in Policy 60: Academic Integrity and the names of services, some information in these Episodes needs to be updated.

Policy 60: Academic Integrity is the Ryerson University policy that addresses academic integrity, academic misconduct, the processes, penalties and consequences.

For undergraduate students, the minimum penalty for academic misconduct on any assignment or other form of evaluation is a grade reduction, on any academic work assigned by the faculty/instructor, as appropriate. A mark of "zero" (0) on the work falls within the category of grade reduction. Minimum penalty for a graduate student is "zero" (0) on the work.

As a consequence of any determination of academic misconduct, a Disciplinary Notation (DN) will be placed on the student’s academic record, but not on their official transcript.

Learning Success is now called Student Learning Support

Ryerson Library is now called Ryerson University Library and Archives.

 

Episode 1: Plagiarism

In episode 1, Allison finds herself at a crossroad. It's late at night and she's only just started her psychology essay. But being the tenacious student she is, Allison blazes on. She even manages to thwart Jared's spicy Thai­ food temptation. But will that be enough for her to triumph over her first year fatigue? Will she persevere and maintain her academic integrity?

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Episode 2: Buying or Borrowing Course Work

In episode 2, when Nikki and Sanford spot a sinister postering guy they decide to shadow him and take down his recent handiwork. Meanwhile Jared lets his feelings for Allison slip when he expresses his concern over Allison's academic integrity. But when all four of them find themselves face to face, Sanford and Nikki's integrity comes into question.

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Episode 3: Cheating on Tests and Exams

In episode 3, Jared learns the value of schedules and time­ management. If only he had known ­he wouldn't now be fighting off little conscience hallucinations. Will Jared play the ringleader? Or will he live out his days drooling uncontrollably?

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Episode 4: Forging/ Misrepresentation and Unauthorized Group Work

In episode 4, on a typical Sunday night the ever ­studious Sanford and Nikki find themselves quietly studying for an exam. If only they lived in a Jared­free house their night might have continued that way. Will Jared convince Sanford to help him based on the fact that he's 'almost a doctor?' Will Nikki's loving sarcasm be enough to pull Jared's head out of the clouds?

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Episode 5: Group Work

In episode 5, Nikki comes home from school stressed out over her group's idea of how they can lighten their workload by splitting their report ­writing duties. Can the others manage to convince Nikki that expressing her feelings to her group will solve her problem? Will Jared ever be able to win a game of Jenga against Allison?

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To be able to identify academic misconduct, it is important to review the definitions and forms of academic integrity and Ryerson University’s academic standards.

Once you are comfortable with the concepts and rules of academic integrity, you can practise your knowledge and skills using our online quizzes. To get started, follow the instructions outlined on the quiz page. Make sure you have your Ryerson username and password ready.

We have changed the wording in the quizzes so they reflect changes in policy and service name changes.