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Cheating in School

Cheating In College: Where It Happens, Why Students Do It and How to Stop It

Uloop | Posted 02.20.2014 | College
Uloop

While this may or may not tell us something about ourselves and people in general, it clearly indicates that whatever is being done to stop cheating today hasn't worked.

Take A Hint From This Hilarious Video Before Your Next Test (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.24.2013 | Teen

For the record, cheating gets you nowhere in life -- but learning that the hard way (or, actually just, you know, learning) is sometimes funny -- if i...

Whom Do You Trust

Victor Dorff | Posted 11.23.2013 | College
Victor Dorff

As the day approaches when degrees can be earned through massive open online courses (MOOCs), internet technology offers an increasing opportunity to get a diploma dishonestly.

Cheating [Is] the System

Victor Dorff | Posted 08.24.2013 | World
Victor Dorff

Worldwide, the choice is clear, if not easy: Does it make more sense to accept that the system has become so perverted that success requires cheating?

Actions to Turn the Tide of Cheating

Tim Elmore | Posted 08.04.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

Is cheating a lost cause? Is it so rampant, all we can hope for is to punish offenders? I sure hope not. Today, I will offer five big action steps I believe we can take to turn the tide.

Cheating Teachers Teach Cheats

Victor Dorff | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics
Victor Dorff

Cases of teachers and principals changing their students' answers after the test, or filling in the correct answers that students left blank, have made headlines in recent months.

Cheating -- It's Not Just for Kids

Victor Dorff | Posted 07.15.2013 | Los Angeles
Victor Dorff

What we are teaching is that integrity is an acceptable casualty in the push for a better education system, and that's the wrong lesson.

Desperate Kid Cheats Under Pressure -- What Else Is New?

Victor Dorff | Posted 06.16.2013 | College
Victor Dorff

"Pressure" is inevitable for students today. The question is, how do we teach our students to evaluate the reality of the pressure they feel and to deal with it appropriately?

Cheating in Atlanta: A Teachable Moment

Victor Dorff | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics
Victor Dorff

We sometimes talk about pursuing a culture of academic integrity as an esoteric philosophical exercise, but that makes the job harder. The way to convince students that cheating is wrong is to show them the damage it does and how it affects them.

Nevada Educators Block Integrity Effort

Victor Dorff | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics
Victor Dorff

A "code of honor" already applies to schools in Nevada, statewide. Now, some state lawmakers want to give that code a little more teeth, by making serial cheaters ineligible for a state scholarship, but top education organizations in Nevada say they are against the idea.

Cheating = Treason?

Victor Dorff | Posted 04.29.2013 | College
Victor Dorff

Under Chinese criminal law, buying the answers to a higher education self-study exam counts as "illegally obtaining State secrets," but that didn't stop a 23-year-old student in Beijing. She spent $80 for a cheat sheet, and it nearly landed her in prison for a year.

Survey Finds Fewer High School Students Are Cheating, Lying And Stealing

Posted 11.27.2012 | Education

The Josephson Institute of Ethics’ biennial report card on American youth suggests that cheating, lying and stealing among high school students is o...

Why Students Plagiarize

Geri Spieler | Posted 01.12.2013 | Education
Geri Spieler

Candy (not her real name) needed to get an "A" on her final research paper. An "A" would ensure that her grades for her junior year in high school wou...

The Cheating Epidemic: How School Climates Affect Student Choices

David Allyn | Posted 12.23.2012 | Education
David Allyn

The bottom line: at schools where there is low trust between students and teachers and where heavy partying is commonplace, widespread cheating is a sure thing.

The Global Search for Education: More on Cheating

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.04.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

After reading Howard Gardner's article, Harvard's Cheating Scandal as a Play in Four Acts, and listening to Dr. Gardner and Dr. Tricia Bertram Gallant on 90.9 WBUR Radio Boston, I was curious to find out more about Dr. Tricia Bertram Gallant's research on academic integrity.

Cheating to Win

Karen Bergreen | Posted 08.28.2012 | Education
Karen Bergreen

My kids definitely know that cheating is wrong. They do it anyway. How else does a six-year-old beat Grandma at monopoly every time? I refuse to play pick-up-sticks with them any more.

A Professor Confesses: 'I'm A Recovering Cheater'

usatoday.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Audrey Amrein-Beardsley, an associate professor at Arizona State University, had a powerful motivation to find out how common cheating is among school...

New Class Of Cheaters Calls For New Ways Of Catching Cheats

TakePart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Cheating is an age-old vice that tempts every student and challenges every teacher. Pupils of yesteryear copied off their neighbor's paper and snuck ...

Faculty Need More Support to Go After Cheaters

David Callahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
David Callahan

When Richard Quinn, a business professor at the University of Central Florida, accused many of his students of cheating earlier this month, he probably didn't expect to find himself at the center of a national media story.

CU Boulder Cheating Up 40 Percent Last Year

Boulder Daily Camera | Brittany Anas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The number of University of Colorado students busted for cheating increased by nearly 40 percent this past academic year, but educators say they aren'...