Rule 6: Give help in the right way

Helping a student colleague who gets into difficulty with a task is positive and instructive for both the recipient and provider of the help - provided that this takes place in the right way.

Discussions between students about the problem are encouraged. To explain to someone else, who has not yet understood some important aspect, is valuable for your own learning.

Just as someone seeking help to solve his/her task must do so with the aim of increasing his/her understanding (Rule 2), the provider of the help must do so with the aim of ensuring that the recipient of the help understands the problem (and not for the recipient to complete the task as quickly and easily as possible).

It is therefore not permitted to deliberately act so that other students can easily copy your text or program code. For example, you should not publish your program code on the Internet if the same task will be set for other students.