0 Jan 18, '13
by Esme12, BSN, RN Senior Moderator
I think you need to carefully review the academic policy of you school for many consider sharing any content of an exam...that gives you an unfair advantage..... is academic dishonesty and will result in your dismissal from the program. Excelsior has been VERY specific as per their request
Statement of Policy Honesty is the cornerstone of the academic integrity of Excelsior College. Consequently, any form of academic dishonesty is considered to be a serious violation of the ethics that form the foundation of all Excelsior College academic programs.
Students are accountable for acts of academic dishonesty committed prior to and during enrollment and/or while taking Excelsior College courses and examinations, as well as after separation from the College through withdrawal or graduation. Students also have an ethical obligation to report violations of the academic honesty policies they may witness.
Students found to have engaged in academic dishonesty at Excelsior College will be subject to disciplinary action. If the student has graduated, the credits and/or certificate or degree previously awarded to the student may be revoked. Procedure A. Definitions
There are many different forms of academic dishonesty. The following kinds of honesty violations and their definitions are not meant to be exhaustive. Rather, they are intended to serve as examples of unacceptable academic conduct. Cheating:
Using unauthorized technology during an examination; attempting to communicate with other others in order to get help during an exam or in an assignment where collaboration is not allowed; obtaining an examination prior to its administration; allowing another person to do one's work and/or impersonate a student; obstructing or interfering with another student's academic work; undertaking any activity intended to obtain an unfair advantage over other students. Facilitating Academic Dishonesty:
Aiding another person in an act that violates the standards of academic honesty; allowing other students to look at one's own work during an exam or in an assignment where collaboration is not allowed; providing information, material, or assistance to another person knowing that it may be used in violation of course, departmental, or college academic honesty policies; providing false information in connection with any academic honesty inquiry.
Last edit by Esme12 on Jan 18, '13