Collusion

Definition overview

1 Definition

Where a piece of work is produced, in whole or in part, by working closely with one or more individuals or in a group but is presented as if it were the Student's own work.

Examples of Collusion may include but are not limited to:

  • working through an assessed task or question and writing the answers or determining the precise approach together so that submitted Assessment is very similar in content, structure and style; and
  • sharing answers or giving access to questions and answers or completed Assessment Items or tasks.

2 References

USQ Defined.

3 Definition Information

Approved Date

30/11/2020

Effective Date

30/11/2020

Record No

14/164PL

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