CS 2 (Winter 2023) Collaboration Policy

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