Be informed! Cheating is uncacceptable. The DVC college policy
is that cheating, and it's cousin, plagiarism, can result in a student's dismissal
from the course
with a failing grade.
What is Plagiarism?
See an up-to-date collection of definitions, examples. suggestions, and remedies.
The Internet has made plagiarism simple with variations
on the "old -fashioned" themes:
Buying a paper from a ghost writer, a research service or term paper mill.
Turning in another student's work as one's own without citation and permission.
Turning in a paper someone else has written for you for a fee or gratis.
Copying a paper from a source text without proper acknowledgment (citation).
Copying materials from a source text, supplying proper documentation, but
leaving out quotation marks.
Paraphrasing materials from a source text without appropriate documentation
Or pay for a paper.
But, beware! Internet Technologies have also kept pace
and have made discovery of plagiarism much easier:
Choices are the foundation of freedom and learning.
I hope that you choose well.