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My question is: Is it ethical? Especially, Student Y seems to not have any intention of acknowledging this in the report? It’s ethical precisely if the contribution of the hired party is acknowledged in the report. Otherwise it’s plagiarism, a form of academic misconduct. All students who signed their name to the work will be regarded as guilty of this ...


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Outside of a course context it would be ethical. People doing research can hire specialists for many tasks. However, within a course context it depends on the rules in place and it should, at the least, be revealed to the professor who assigned the project. Done in secret, however, it is possibly problematic since the learning objective of such a project is ...


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I am a sub and my 5th grade students started laughing, then looking at me and laughing again. I never figured out what they were laughing at. While they worked I decided to make myself a desk in the back and sit behind them. They immediately stopped laughing and started working. I can see their computers and now they are the ones looking over their ...


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