Appendix A:  FCB Code of Conduct

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Responsibility:

I will be on time, prepared, attentive, and professional in my scholastic endeavors. I will take responsibility for my actions and make every effort to learn as much as possible from the educational opportunities presented to me.

Respect:

I will meet my commitments to others and treat everyone with respect and civility. I will respect our learning environment and help preserve its physical condition.

Integrity:

I will be a reliable and honest contributor to individual and group assignments. I will not seek or help others gain unfair advantage in completing academic requirements. I understand that there are severe consequences for academic dishonesty.

Expectations of Behavior

Responsibility:

  • Attend all classes and meetings on time
  • Do not wander in and out of classes
  • Participate but don’t dominate
  • Pay attention

Respect:

  • Turn off cell phones when you are in class
  • Do not use computers during lectures for non class-related purposes
  • Make sure language and conversations are appropriate to the classroom setting
  • Behave in a polite and professional manner

Integrity:

Do not engage in any act of academic dishonesty, including but not limited to:

  • sharing a calculator during a quiz or exam
  • pre-programming a calculator for use during a quiz or exam unless specifically authorized by the instructor
  • using notes or books during an exam unless specifically authorized by the instructor
  • looking at another's exam or allowing another student to look at your exam
  • exchanging exams, passing notes or text messages
  • discussing answers during an exam
  • having another take an exam for you or taking an exam for another
  • unauthorized possession of or access to examination materials by any means, including electronic transmission, theft, photocopying, electronic or failing to return exams
  • altering exams or assignments while in student's possession for review in an attempt to obtain a more favorable grade
  • unauthorized collaboration on assignments
  • submitting the same paper or substantial portions of a paper for multiple classes
  • fabrication of information and citations
  • submitting other's words, ideas, materials or work without properly acknowledging and appropriately referencing them
  • altering, forging, or misusing an academic record
  • electronic theft of computer programs, data, or text belonging to another.