Harvard Cheating Scandal: Is Academic Dishonesty on the Rise?

Harvard Cheating Scandal: Is Academic Dishonesty on the Rise?

Harvard Senior Survey: “Two-fifths of the class has sought mental health support.

Sheron Watkins, the woman who brought to light accounting irregularities at Enron Corporation, which led to the company’s bankruptcy and ultimate demise, will share her story and advice. A great example of Ethical Courage!

Sheron Watkins, the woman who brought to light accounting irregularities at Enron Corporation, which led to the company’s bankruptcy and ultimate demise, will share her story and advice. A great example of Ethical Courage!

"Many people think of plagiarism as copying another's work or borrowing someone else's original ideas. But terms like "copying" and "borrowing" can  disguise the seriousness of the offense."

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Academic Dishonesty and the Internet in Higher Education. This article discusses the rise in cheating because of the internet. The internet has made it very easy for students to access all sorts of information and many students do not understand how to cite these information sources in their work.

Academic Dishonesty and the Internet in Higher Education – Educ Education Reform, Past and Present

This article discusses the factors that can contribute to academic dishonesty.  It discusses what can lead to cheating and why certain individuals choose to d so.  The article also provides information on how to help fight against academic dishonesty.  I believe this article is relevant because understanding the reasoning and stress behind academic dishonesty is one of the first steps in advocating against it. (0351)

Why Kids Cheat and How to Stop It

An opinion piece written in 2012 after a campus wide investigation was launched after reports of over 100 students were caught cheating on an exam. The piece itself discusses how societal behaviors can greatly influence one's decision to cheat, and talk about the influence of society, and its effects as well.   "Should we really be surprised that high schoolers cheat on standardized tests when they grow up among adults...who may be thrifty, at best, with the truth?" (6999)

Harvard Cheating Scandal: Is Academic Dishonesty on the Rise?

Harvard's seal atop a gate to the athletic fields at Harvard University in Cambridge.

This article shows many different strategies to avoid academic dishonesty and also shows the Respondus LockDown Browser which we have used for quizes this semester.

Addressing Academic Dishonesty in the Age of Ubiquitous Technology

This blog is very interesting and influences teachers to be aware of what is going on in their classrooms and to have strict consequences for academic dishonesty.

This blog is very interesting and influences teachers to be aware of what is going on in their classrooms and to have strict consequences for academic dishonesty.

This article goes on to criticize the college athletics academic issues.  UNC in particular has around 3100 cases of academics dishonesty.   It’s a problem and is still going on today in big sport schools.  These athletic programs are only concerned with what brings in the money.  There is no account that most college athletes will not go pro and by not educating them will only prevent them from being productive members of society. (0549)

UNC athletics report finds 18 years of academic fraud

UNC athletics report finds 18 years of academic fraud - CNN

In Defense of Academic Dishonesty    "Cheating is a challenge to pedagogical authority, a rejection of Miss Arnold’s demand that Danny “take her word for it.”  Far from stealing, plagiarism in the context of schoolwork is about the reclamation by students of their own work-time. And more power to them."

Louise Woods

In Defense of Academic Dishonesty "Cheating is a challenge to pedagogical authority, a rejection of Miss Arnold’s demand that Danny “take her word for it.” Far from stealing, plagiarism in the context of schoolwork is about the reclamation by students of their own work-time. And more power to them."

This article talks about academic dishonesty. It uses one particular teacher's experience with this subject. In the teacher's 12 year career she ran into 21 cases of academic dishonesty which is a lot. That means she had about 2 cases a year! It also explains what the protocol was for those students caught. (9473)

Number of academic dishonesty cases up, many cases go unreported

This website is a form by the York College explaining some consequences of academic dishonesty within their college.  Suspension and dismal are just a few common consequences.  (0112)

This website is a form by the York College explaining some consequences of academic dishonesty within their college. Suspension and dismal are just a few common consequences.

This visual shows the need for students to do their own work. These days it is so easy to find everything online. The representation of writing it out on a chalkboard also goes back to the manual labor part of homework. (6840)

Honesty and integrity essays Free Essay: This not only shows your lack of character as a soldier but also as a liability. Due to your inability to tell the truth, you are more of a.

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