cs24-21fa Collaboration Policy

Introduction to Computing Systems (Fall 2021)

You may use the following resources: Projects Exams
Course textbook (including answers in the back) YES YES
Course handouts YES YES
Other books YES YES
Your notes (taken in class) YES YES
Class notes of others, copied by hand or summarized YES YES
Direct copies (such as photocopies, pictures, scans, printouts) of class notes of others YES YES
Your returned assignments YES YES
Solutions to assignments / exams from previous years NO NO
Solutions to assignments / exams from the current year, distributed by the instructor NO NO
Consult material posted publicly on the course forum (e.g. Piazza or other) YES YES
Post questions about problems on the course forum (e.g. Piazza or other), provided the question does not reveal a partial solution YES YES
Consult online resources such as Wikipedia YES NO
Consult existing material on online sources such as question/answer forums NO NO
Post questions about problems on online sources such as question/answer forums NO NO
For coding assignments, you may: Projects Exams
Look at code written by other students in the class NO NO
Look at code found in online repositories, or written by former students in the class NO NO
Look at code written by anyone not in your group (including online resources or textbooks) NO NO
Help other students debug their code NO NO
Ask a non-student to help debug your code NO NO
Use an extenal library, as long as it does not provide a direct solution NO NO
Discuss high-level problems with others in small groups (beyond your partnership) YES NO
Look at communal materials, such as a group discussion performed on a white board, while writing up your solution YES NO
Write code without all your group members present (virtually or otherwise) YES YES
Look at another student’s or group’s completed solution NO NO