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Engineering Students' Perceptions of and Attitudes Towards Cheating
Academic dishonesty has become a serious problem at institutions of higher learning. This is particularly true in engineering where, according to previous research, engineering undergraduates areExpand
The Theory of Planned Behavior as a Model of Academic Dishonesty in Engineering and Humanities Undergraduates
This study examines the use of a modified form of the theory of planned behavior in understanding the decisions of undergraduate students in engineering and humanities to engage in cheating. WeExpand
Addressing student cheating: definitions and solutions
1 Monash University, Australia email: martin.dick, judy.sheard}@csse.monash.edu.au 2 Olivet Nazarene University, USA email: cbareiss@olivet.edu 3 University of Kent at Canterbury, UK email:Expand
Does academic dishonesty relate to unethical behavior in professional practice? An exploratory study
TLDR
Responses to open-ended questions on an exploratory survey indicate that students identify common themes in describing both temptations to cheat or to violate workplace policies and factors which caused them to hesitate in acting unethically, supporting the first hypothesis and laying the foundation for future surveys having forced-choice responses. Expand
FACTORS INFLUENCING ENGINEERING STUDENTS’ DECISIONS TO CHEAT BY TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
Academic dishonesty (cheating) has been prevalent on college campuses for decades, and the percentage of students reporting cheating varies by college major. This study, based on a survey of 643Expand
An Assessment of Engineering Students' Curricular and Co-Curricular Experiences and Their Ethical Development
BACKGROUND Ethics instruction is an important component of engineering undergraduate education, but little research has identified aspects of the undergraduate experience that contribute most toExpand
Addressing student cheating: definitions and solutions
Framing Faculty and Student Discrepancies in Engineering Ethics Education Delivery
PURPOSE (HYPOTHESIS) A long line of research has suggested that students and faculty often have different perceptions of educational efforts and practices. In this study, we consider this as aExpand
An Exploratory Investigation of the Ethical Behavior of Engineering Undergraduates
Background Recent national reports have indicated the need for an increased emphasis on the ethical development of engineering undergraduates. Despite this call for increased focus on ethicalExpand
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