ERIC Number: EJ620586
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Why Do Students "Cook" Data?
Lawson, Anton E.; Lewis, Cecil M., Jr.; Birk, James P.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v29 n3 p191-98 Dec 1999-Jan 2000
Investigates the reasons for data fabrication among undergraduate and graduate students. Presents several examples of getting misled by the candle and tumbler demonstration. Concludes that presented facts, concepts, or principles increase the incidence of data cooking. (YDS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A