Academic and Professional Dishonesty: Student Views of Cheating in the Classroom and on the Job
Shipley, Linda J., Journalism & Mass Communication Educator
Early studies of academic dishonesty discovered that a large percentage of college students admitted they cheated. Since then, additional studies found even higher numbers of students who report that they cheat, and those students indicate that stress related to getting good grades is a driving factor. In recent years, several incidents have involved journalists caught cheating. Are student views of academic and professional dishonesty connected? This study looks at how journalism and mass communication students view both academic and professional dishonesty.
Nearly ten years ago, U.S. News &* World Report released results of a poll that indicated 84% of college students said …
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Publication information: Article title: Academic and Professional Dishonesty: Student Views of Cheating in the Classroom and on the Job. Contributors: Shipley, Linda J. - Author. Journal title: Journalism & Mass Communication Educator. Volume: 64. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 2009. Page number: 39+. © Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Winter 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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