ESE 570: Homework Policy
There are several important points I would like to make regarding homeworks.
The statement of the policy for academic integrity of the School of Engineering and
Applied Science is included each semester in the Washington University course-listings
bulletin at the beginning of the SEAS section. All students in this course are subject to
Students tend to work together on problem sets. This is fine as long
as you are trying to understand the material together. This cannot turn
into one student copying from another. That is expressly forbidden. I
recommend that you discuss with other students the concepts needed to solve
problems, then go write up your own solutions. If two or more students
hand in identical problem sets, the minimum possible penalty is having
a zero grade assigned to that problem set. Harsher penalties may be
applied within the guidelines of the school. Repeated offenses will
be treated as severely as possible.
Use of backfiles from previous editions of this course in solving
problem sets is considered unethical. Don't do it. See the
Use of other reference material including journal papers and textbooks is
strongly encouraged, both for assisting you with homework assignments and
studying for exams. Doing so should lead to a deeper understanding of the
principles in this field.
You can use anything you want to study for an exam including back files.
This file is created and maintained by Joseph A. O'Sullivan. Respond
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