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WHEATONX HONOR CODE PLEDGE

COLLABORATION POLICY

By enrolling in a course on WheatonX, you are joining a special worldwide community of learners. WheatonX is a Wheaton College initiative, overseen by the Office of the Provost and Chief Information Officer, to enable faculty to build and create open online learning experiences for non-credit bearing courses and topics. Our goal isto provide our learners the best educational experience internet technology enablesandyou are a part of the community that will help WheatonX achieve this goal. WheatonX depends upon your motivation to learn the material and to do so with honesty and academic integrity. In order to participate in WheatonX, you must agree to the Honor Code below and any additional terms specific to a class. This Honor Code, and any additional terms, will be posted on each class website.

WHEATONX HONOR CODE PLEDGE

By enrolling in an WheatonX course, I agree that I will:

  • Complete all tests and assignments on my own, unless collaboration on an assignment is explicitly permitted.
  • Maintain only one user account and not let anyone else use my username and/or password.
  • Not engage in any activity that would dishonestly improve my results, or improve or hurt the results of others.
  • Not post answers to problems that are being used to assess student performance.
VIOLATIONS

If you are found in violation of the Terms of Service or Honor Code, you may be subject to one or more of the following actions:

  • Receiving a zero or no credit for an assignment;
  • Having any certificate earned in the course withheld or revoked;
  • Being unenrolled from a course; or
  • Termination of your use of the Site.
  • Additional actions may be taken at the sole discretion of WheatonX and WheatonX Member course providers.

No refunds will be issued in the case of any corrective action for such violations.

Honor code violations will be determined at the sole discretion of WheatonX Members. You will be notified if a determination has been made that you have violated this honor code and you will be informed of the corresponding action to be taken as a result of the violation.

CHANGING THE HONOR CODE

Please note that we review and may make changes to this Honor Code from time to time. Any changes to this Honor Code will be effective immediately upon posting on this page, with an updated effective date. By accessing the Site after any changes have been made, you signify your agreement on a prospective basis to the modified Honor Code and any changes contained therein. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this Honor Code.

Effective Date: May 1, 2018