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ERIC Number: EJ1125650
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2162-3104
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The Cultural Elements of Academic Honesty
Thompson, LaNette W.; Bagby, Janet H.; Sulak, Tracey N.; Sheets, Janet; Trepinski, Tonya M.
Journal of International Students, v7 n1 p136-153 2017
We examined the impact of a workshop on Asian international graduate students' understanding of a U.S. American university's concept of academic honesty. The workshop, taught from a cultural perspective, explained the U.S. American university's expectations to 19 participants. Data was obtained from a workshop post-test and from subsequent interviews of three workshop participants who relayed their views of textual practices in their home countries. Sixty-seven graduate students from the general graduate student population completed the workshop post-test without benefit of the workshop. Trends in the data supported the workshop's effectiveness and pointed to the importance of helping international students understand their host university's expectations.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New York
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