Honesty

Honesty Case Study

The purpose of this case study is to:

  • Recognize honesty and academic integrity and reflect on one’s attitude and progresses towards developing honesty and academic integrity.

Instructions:

  • Use this document, and save it as “Honesty Case Study your first and last name”
  • Answer the case study questions beneath each question below (meaning keep the question in your assignment sheet).
  • Answer the questions using our reading “The Philosophy of Honesty” in addition to the syllabus policies. Be sure to cite the readings when paraphrasing or using a direct quote. Do not use or reference other sources that refer to honesty or ethics when completing this assignment.
  • Keep answers typed, single spaced, 12-point font, no cover page, use Microsoft word, full sentences, 1” document borders, keep all of the assignment instructions and questions in your document
  • Review the grading rubric at the end of the case study

Case study questions:

  1. When answering honestly, does a person need to tell “the whole truth?” Provide an example that explains why or why not.

 

  1. Reflect on your past experiences with honesty. Have you always been an honest person to yourself and when completing academic work? Explain why or why not.

 

  1. Explain how you can be an honest person when taking the quizzes in AMD 165.
    • Provide at least 2 examples of engaging in honest quiz practices.
    • Provide 2 examples of engaging in academic dishonesty when taking a quiz in this class.

 

  1. Explain how you can be an honest person when completing the individual case studies in AMD 165.
    • Provide at least 2 examples of engaging in honest case study completion.
    • Provide 2 examples of engaging in academic dishonesty case study completion.

 

  1. From your own perspective, reflect on if you want to be an honest person in this class and why this is important.

 

Criteria

100 points total

Meets or exceeds expectations

All parts of questions are answered.

Questions are answered correctly and in accordance with the information presented in the reading.

Answers contain at least two full sentences, contain explanations and examples where appropriate and show synthesis of information in reading when appropriate.

Sufficient

Some parts of the questions are answered.

Questions are mostly answered correctly in accordance with some information presented in the reading.

Answer contains less than two full sentences, contains brief explanation or example and shows little synthesis of information from reading when appropriate.

Needs development

No or few parts of question answered.

Questions are not answered correctly or in accordance with information presented in the reading.

Answer is short phrases or not complete sentences, contain no explanation or examples and show no or little evidence of information from reading when appropriate.

Question 1 is complete, correct, and well developed. 15-20 points 9-14 points 0-8 points
Question 2 is complete, correct, and well developed. 15-20 points 9-14 points 0-8 points
Question 3 is complete, correct, and well developed. 15-20 points 9-14 points 0-8 points
Question 4 is complete, correct, and well developed. 15-20 points 9-14 points 0-8 points
Question 5 is complete, correct, and well developed. 15-20 points 9-14 points 0-8 points

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