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    Academic dishonesty is not ethical. Honesty is a key factor in morals; when a person commits some form of academic dishonesty, he or she is going against what is morally and ethically correct. Being honest is important because people will be more likely to trust that person and Lying immediately gives people a reason to not trust that person. Everyone makes mistakes but lying is not a mistake and people will not easily forgive the person that lied to them. If they lied once they could lie again. Academic dishonesty also goes against a person’s personal integrity of being honest with his or her actions and doing what he or she believe is right. If a person has good personal integrity, he or she would possibly turn themselves in if he or she…

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    The outcome of academic dishonesty in high school and college students in the digital age are by cheating on tests, quizzes, and homework because the students believe it is a more efficient solution. Teachers should find out the reasons for how they cheat and present the consequences and put a stop to the cheating. Students’ academic dishonesty has become common in the past years because it is uncomplicated due to more access of technology, influence of friends and conflicts that may happen…

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    Undertaking a study into academic dishonesty and its causes are important to every educator. There is a culture of cheating among the “Net Generation”; they are presented with messages daily that everyone is doing it so it must be ok (McCabe et al., 2012). Examination of cheating behaviors and the steps needed to prevent them are imperative to understanding what educators and administration must change to improve the dissemination of knowledge to the students in their charge. The assessment…

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    Academic Dishonesty has been an overlooked occurring problem in not only higher-level education, but as well as in and around the high school levels as well. 95% of High School teens admit to some type of cheating, alongside the 70% of college students admitting to some type of academic dishonesty. Academic Dishonesty can be not only simply copying off someone's work next to you, but getting in to unauthorized material, having an advantage over your classmates due to prior knowledge of material,…

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    stressful and overwhelming to student regardless of the academic level. Many students, who abandon the idea of studying, can succumb to the method of academic cheating. Academic cheating is a problem. Young adults, especially in high school, will or have already cheated, “In a survey of 24,000 students at 70 high schools, Donald McCabe (Rutgers University) found that 64 percent of students admitted to cheating on a test, 58 percent admitted to plagiarism and 95 percent said they participated in…

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    purpose of this paper is to gain more information on academic dishonesty within colleges, along with the disciplinary actions that follow. Some people may wonder why students will cheat, and plagiarize papers. Kumar Jagadesh explains in his article, “ Increased competition to get better grades and a skewed shift in our focus from the joy of learning.” (Jagadesh). Jagadesh points out students are cheating is for the sol purpose of trying to maintain a high grade, and having less stress of the…

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    The Costs of Academic Dishonesty From the time children begin attending school, they are taught to produce their own work by using unique and creative concepts from their own understanding of knowledge. However, as one grows older and becomes more responsible for other tasks besides school, coming up with original ideas may not seem as easy as it once was; therefore, taking the easy way out becomes an enticing routine. Likewise, immediate access to other’s ideas on the internet may…

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    Academic Dishonesty In technically terms I have been academically dishonest on numerous occasions. Most of these being in high school. These instances have been mostly within my group of friends who are pressured by our parents to do as best we can in school. Our group had different specialties in which people would say we were complete “nerds” in. Since we were in similar classes and had our different specialties we would use each other as resources while doing assignments. Sometimes it was…

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    Outline THESIS: The dynamics of cheating and social psychology that influences students to lose morality and be inclined to academically cheat are becoming harmfully prevelant in today’s schools. Cheating in schools is affect all, regardless to education level. High schools are naturally prone to academic dishonesty, but the numbers are very high. Even ivy league colleges such as Harvard are not exempt of cheating. Students across the education level gradient don’t always understand the serious…

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    In colleges in the US, academic dishonesty, a student’s use of unauthorized assistance, is “on the rise” and can result in grave ramifications, such as being expelled from the university. (Christakis, Erika, 2012) There are many things that count as cheating that you might not be familiar with. Get ready to learn what counts as academic dishonesty because it just might surprise you! Cheating is a “decades-old trend” that is a major part of academic dishonesty. (Williams, 2015) Many things count…

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