What would be a good response to a student that committed plagiarism on an assignment?
Depending on the grade, either make them totally re-do the assignment, or deny the points for the copied part. Younger students are less likely to understand that what they did was wrong, so you should give them a chance to do the work over for a grade. Older students need to see that plagiarism is wrong and will not earn them any points - I always told mine that I gave the points to the person who wrote that material, but not to the one who copied it! You should be careful to make a difference between the behavior and the student - plagiarism is wrong, but the student isn't a bad person for trying it. It was a mistake, and they should be made to see that they can correct it and learn how to summarize and write things into their own words.
Plagiarism should not be confused with copyright, which is quite a different thing. For a student more immediate (and more probable) consequences of plagiarism include: Much reduced grade. Starting or continuing a reputation for plagiarism. Assignment not counting. Seminar not counting. Having to repeat a semester or year. In extreme cases, expulsion.
Schools and colleges are often inconsistent in their handling of plagiarism. Some will give a low grade or reject your work (but allow you to do the assignment again). At the other extreme you may find an important qualification, such as a degree, is refused and/or that you are excluded. So, don't take foolish risks.
A works cited page is very important part of a student's homework. Plagiarism is a serious crime and is dealt with in different ways at different academic institutions. Providing a works cited page with a homework assignment is a way for a student to give credit to others who have assisted with the assignment. Taking ideas from someone else's work without giving them credit for it is stealing and plagiarism. To avoid being accused of…
Describe the likely stages involved in the design and operation of an Activity Based Costing system?
Depending on the homework they get and what kind of student they are, you should decide. If the homework was a long-term assignment that the student had several days to complete, they should have a punishment. However, if they are a good student, and they forgot a short term assignment, you should give them a second chance.
Plagiarism allegations can result in the suspension or expulsion of a student. Their academic records will be flagged for this event. A professional business person will be affected by plagiarism for his/her entire career and his/her credibility will take a big blow. The most dangerous effect of plagiarism is its legal repurcussions. Copyright infringement laws are very strict and often the violation of these laws results in hefty fines or/and prison sentence.
If a student submitted a paper that looked WAY beyond their grade's writing level but there was no proof of plagiarism and no previous work from the student to compare it to what would a teacher do?
Meaning 'action that is harder or more far-reaching on a scale of measurement of some kind,' 'severity' can only be precisely determined within its context of use. For example, the severity of a teacher's response to student-plagiarism can be determined relative to other teachers' responses or, in a more absolute (yet still contextual) way, to the official response dictated by the standards of the school or school-system involved.