Attitudes towards academic cheating during nursing studies.

  title={Attitudes towards academic cheating during nursing studies.},
  author={Chaya H Balik and Dganit Sharon and S Kelishek and Nili Tabak},
  journal={Medicine and law},
  volume={29 4},
Nursing Student cheating is a cause for concern. Research to examine the attitudes of nursing students to academic cheating and what this may predict for their professional practice after graduation was conducted. A convenience sample of 228 students found a strong tendency to see academic dishonesty as normative. The most compelling factor in the decision to plagiarize or not is the 'survival instinct'. This does not necessarily mean that the student perceives copying as ethical. Correlations… CONTINUE READING