Lab Partners Creating and Using the Same Graph
Dear Union College Students,
I would like to show that in Union College lab courses, students are allowed to produce and submit the same graphs as their lab partners and that this is accepted by professors, unless explicitly told otherwise.
I plan to use this petition to defend myself in a case of academic dishonesty. My lab partner and I performed the same experiment, obtained the same data, and created the graphs together. However, one of the major accusations against me is that the same graphs were used, which I have done in all other lab science courses and was never penalized for.
If you agree with this idea please sign this petition to help me defend myself and find justice. Also, please invite other Union College students to do the same. Thank you.
By signing your name below you are agreeing to the following statement:
"My understanding is that lab partners who perform the same experiment and collect the same data together are allowed to hand in the same graph, as long as the interpretation of the graph and the written portion of the lab are done individually."