ETHICS FOR STUDENTS
• STUDENTS COMMIT TO THE ACADEMIC CODE OF HONOR THEY MAKE WHEN THEY ARE REGISTERED.
• Students individually fulfil all the requirements of the courses they take (excluding group work).
• Students do not cheat or deceive academic staff.
• Students do not help others in cheating or deceiving academic staff.
• They use all the knowledge and skills they have learned during their education for the benefit of humanity.
• Students carefully comply with the safety rules in their laboratory courses and warn those who do not.
• Students avoid deliberately damaging public properties at our university.
• Students do not borrow books from the library without permission or tear the pages of the books borrowed from the library.
• In group work, students do not try to gain a benefit and get undeserved grades without participating in the work by making use of the efforts of their friends by friendship and student abuse.
• They do not make excuses for not attending exams or classes by obtaining reports from their relatives (doctor parents or doctor relatives, etc.).
• They do not demand practices other than valid laws, regulations and directives by giving reasons only for their individual benefits.
• They do not give incomplete or incorrect information for scholarship or support funds and cause loss of rights of others.
• By running special programs (making about 100 entries per minute) during the registration period, they do not cause the system to lock and do not violate the rights of others.
• They do not try to register unnecessary courses during the registration period in order to pass on to the others in the add-drop period to gain undeserved benefit.
• Our students should behave in accordance with the rules of respect to the personnel who carry out the administrative, technical and service works of our university.
The main behaviours that do not comply with academic ethics are described below.
o Exchange of information with others during exams.
o Using sources or information that are not allowed in exams (using tools such as mobile phones, calculators for this purpose) or writing information (formula, text, etc.) on the desks, writing additional information on desks and / or books that are permitted in the exam.
o Getting inappropriate help and support by working with other students in assignments, projects and reports where group work is not allowed.
o Receiving the whole or only part of an assignment or a project report from another student, professional person or a source (such as a book, internet, article) and presenting it as if the student herself/himself did it.
o Taking all or a certain part of a previously graded assignment or project report from someone else and presenting it as if the student had done it herself/himself.
o To use sources that have been published or published on the internet without citing sources.
o Using quotations from different sources without giving reference ("cut-paste").
o Using the results in a source as they are or partially changing them without reference.
o Duplicating the lecture notes or materials of the instructor without the permission of the instructor and provide the use of them by the others.
o Taking exams or attendance in the place of others or directing others to take exams or attendance in the place of others.
o Showing unused resources as used.
o Presenting someone else's ideas as your own.
o To have your thesis or homework done with money.
o The course catalogue form (syllabus) is given to students at the beginning of the semester and utmost care is given to comply with this program. The evaluation criteria specified in the course schedule are not changed afterwards without informing the student.
o Courses are given in accordance with the requirements, goals and expectations of the department / unit within the framework of academic freedom.
o Lessons are held at the announced hours and in classrooms. In case of problems, the problems are solved in cooperation with the Faculty Management, the Faculty Student Affairs and the Registrar's Office.
o Faculty members should strive to create an instructive environment that will ensure the development of talents and skills in all students.
o The instructor attends the exam of the course she teaches, unless s/he has another official assignment.
o Evaluation criteria are determined at the beginning of the semester. Information about the student's performance and grade is notified only to her / him in due time and unless there is a valid reason it is not shared with anybody else.
o In cases where it may be necessary for the instructor to teach and examine her/his relatives, when there are conditions that may cause hesitation and false perception, the head of the department and other relevant persons are informed and necessary measures are taken.
o Great care should be given to ensure that students are not exposed to derogatory matters.
o Faculty members should strive to set a reliable and accurate example in both ethical behaviour and professional issues.
o The instructor sticks with the office hours announced and allocates these hours entirely to her/his students.
o The instructor follows the decisions taken for the students on academic and administrative matters as required by the advising principles.
o The instructor supports students' participation in the instructor evaluation process.
ETHICAL VALUES RELATED TO DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT
o Teaching staff should approach differences with tolerance on issues such as race, colour, sect, gender, origin, marital status, political or religious belief, family, social or cultural background and sexual orientation, and should not unfairly;
o exclude the student from any program,
o deprive any student of its benefits,
o give privilege to any student,
o Sexual harassment is evaluated within the ethical dimension, not within the narrow framework determined by the laws. In the event of sexual harassment and the use of force and influence accordingly, appeals of faculty members, students and staff who are abused should be handled within the framework of the principles of seriousness and confidentiality.
o Instructors should not establish a relationship of interest with students for their personal interests.
o Faculty members should not misrepresent their career and professional qualifications.
o Information obtained in relation to colleagues during professional service should not be disclosed, unless required by law.
o The staff should not make false or malicious statements about any colleague.
o The staff must adhere to the principle of honesty in all of their professional relationships.
o The staff in managerial positions should not engage in occupational harassment that restricts the personal rights of the people working in the institution and harms their careers.
SOCIAL LIFE ETHICS
o Relationships between faculty members, academic administrators, students and employees should be carried out within the framework of mutual respect and courtesy.
o All parties behave with the awareness of the rights and responsibilities required by their duties.
o Pressure methods such as influence and the use of force should not be used between the parties.
o Teaching staff, colleagues, students and staff should not direct each other for any unearned benefit.
o All members of the institution should avoid behaviour that could be considered inappropriate.