Cheating on Tests Rises with Use of Technology

Cheating is not a new problem, but students and teachers are finding that cheating on tests rises with use of technology. With smartphones available for school work, text messages have replaced note passing.  Also, students can look up answers on smartphones almost...

Ethics On The Rise Among High School Students

This year, for the first time in a decade, fewer high-school students admitted to cheating, according to a survey by the Josephson Institute of Ethics. Of students who participated in the poll, 51% said they cheated on an exam in the past year, down from 59% in 2010,...

Is Cheating More Common With Students Today?

Cheating was, is and probably always will be a fact of life. Recently, technology has provided new ways to cheat, but advanced electronics can’t be blamed for our increasing willingness to tolerate cheating. Once upon a time, being an honorable person included...

6 Reasons Not To Cheat On Term Papers

I am amazed to be reminded of how dumb people who cheat on term papers really are. I am not always up to date on my reading and so recently stumbled upon an article that had been written first for the Chronicle of Higher Education and was later reprinted in the...