Simon Fraser University is committed to creating a scholarly community characterized by honesty, civility, diversity, free inquiry, freedom from harassment, mutual respect and individual safety.
Many students find it helpful to work with tutors to review concepts and develop writing and learning strategies. However, some tutorial assistance can raise questions about who is doing the work: the tutor or the student? As well, plagiarism is a form of academic dishonesty which is often unintentional, but which can have serious consequences. It can be challenging to figure out how to use and cite sources appropriately, but there is help!
- SFU Library: Understanding and avoiding plagiarism: a self-directed tutorial
- Ryerson University: Tutorials
- York University: Tutorial and Academic integrity checklist
Academic integrity resources at SFU
- Academic Integrity Home
Further readings for instructors and students
Patterns, correlates, and reduction of homework copying, David J. Palazzo, Young-Jin Lee, Rasil Warnakulasooriya, and David E. Pritchard, Phys. Rev. ST Physics Ed. Research 6, 010104, Published Thu Mar 18, 2010
Rational Ignorance in Education: A Field Experiment in Student Plagiarism, Thomas S Dee, Brian A. Jacob, NBER Working Paper No. 15672, Issued January 2010