NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Education Level
Higher Education22
Postsecondary Education17
High Schools1
Secondary Education1
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 22 results Save | Export
Eaton, Sarah Elaine; Crossman, Katherine; Edino, Rachael – Online Submission, 2019
Purpose: This report documents research and related materials related to academic integrity in Canada to inform and guide future work in the field. It provides an overview of the literature up to and including 2017 relating to academic integrity in Canada. Methods: Two research questions guided this literature review: 1. What scholarly, research,…
Descriptors: Integrity, Databases, Teaching Methods, Professional Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gray, Gregory C.; Borkenhagen, Laura K.; Sung, Nancy S.; Tang, Shenglan – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
China now tops the list of countries with the largest annual number of scientific publications. At the same time, China also leads the list of countries with the highest proportion of scientific publication retractions. The rise in this academic misconduct in China has given Chinese researchers a bad reputation and likely led to lower manuscript…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Universities, Foreign Countries, Cheating
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Stephens, Jason M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
Epidemic is an apt adjective for describing the problem of academic dishonesty. When asked if they have cheated in the past year, a "disproportionately large number" (i.e., the majority) of secondary and tertiary students in the United States (and in every other country in which it's been studied) report having done so. The problem of…
Descriptors: Ethics, Cheating, Incidence, Moral Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Shala, Sabiha; Leka, Dukagjin; Morganella, Tina – International Journal for Educational Integrity, 2018
This article presents the current legislative and educative measures in place for plagiarism prevention in Kosovo, especially in the case of student work, and provides an analysis of the effectiveness of such measures. Two public universities are used as case studies -- the University of Haxhi Zeka and the University of Kadri Zeka -- and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Plagiarism, Ethics, Cheating
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ahmed, Khawlah – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2018
Objective: In varying degrees of severity and seriousness, evidence of academic dishonesty exists in tertiary institutions around the world. This paper examines academic misconduct in a tertiary-level institution in one of the Gulf countries to see if academic dishonesty prevails, and if so, how and why it happens. Method: To gauge students'…
Descriptors: Ethics, Integrity, Student Attitudes, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mellar, Harvey; Peytcheva-Forsyth, Roumiana; Kocdar, Serpil; Karadeniz, Abdulkadir; Yovkova, Blagovesna – International Journal for Educational Integrity, 2018
Student authentication and authorship checking systems are intended to help teachers address cheating and plagiarism. This study set out to investigate higher education teachers' perceptions of the prevalence and types of cheating in their courses with a focus on the possible changes that might come about as a result of an increased use of…
Descriptors: Cheating, Incidence, Integrity, Computer Software
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Starovoytova, Diana; Arimi, Milton – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
This study is a fraction of a larger research on cheating, at the School of Engineering (SOE). The study design used a descriptive survey approach and a document analysis. A designed confidential self-report questioner was used as the main instrument, for this study, with the sample size of 100 subjects and response rate of 95%. The tool was…
Descriptors: Integrity, Cheating, Testing, Engineering Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sattler, Sebastian; Wiegel, Constantin; van Veen, Floris – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
This study examines the use frequency by German faculty of 10 different methods for preventing and detecting cheating on exams, plagiarism, and falsification and/or fabrication of data. It also investigates the factors influencing their use. In total, 3,655 faculty members from 55 randomly chosen disciplines at 4 German universities were contacted…
Descriptors: Ethics, Cheating, Plagiarism, Prevention
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Clare, Joseph; Walker, Sonia; Hobson, Julia – International Journal for Educational Integrity, 2017
Objectives: Building on what is known about the non-random nature of crime problems and the explanatory capacity of opportunity theories of crime, this study explores the utility of using existing university administrative data to detect unusual patterns of performance consistent with a student having engaged in contract cheating (paying a…
Descriptors: Crime, Student Records, Student Behavior, Performance
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Chapman, David W.; Lindner, Samira – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
Corruption in higher education is the focus of growing international concern among governments, educators, students, and other stakeholders. Those working in higher education institutions now face a unique convergence of pressures that is creating a heightened threat to the integrity of the higher education enterprise worldwide. This paper draws…
Descriptors: Deception, Ethics, Cheating, Social Problems
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lines, Lisa – Teaching in Higher Education, 2016
Ghostwriting is difficult to detect, it has the potential to be high quality, and universities do not currently have adequate policies in place to police it. Determining the quality of the ghostwriting services available to tertiary students is of vital importance because underestimating the potential for students to use these services to pass…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Online Vendors, Cheating
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Abramov, Ruslan A.; Sokolov, Maxim S. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
Relevance of the study lies in the fact that modern higher education in the Russian Federation are increasingly approaching the critical state--despite attempts to reform and use of successful foreign practices, our country is still lagging behind in the role. The aim of the article is the formation on the events that occurred in the country over…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Deception, Cheating
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Madara, Diana Starovoytova; Namango, Saul Sitati – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
Cheating in examinations transpires in every-country of the world, and it is a fraudulent-behavior that involves some-form of deception, in which a candidate's efforts, or the efforts of other-candidates, are altered; it has negative educational, social and psychological-effects. Even though cheating is widespread, it has been observed that…
Descriptors: Cheating, Ethics, Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Martin, Michaela – Quality in Higher Education, 2016
Corruption and malpractices in higher education are today a major concern in nearly all higher education systems worldwide. It is a multifaceted phenomenon and has become particularly visible in the academic domain. This paper represents an exploration of the possible role that quality assurance can play in addressing corruption and malpractices.…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Cheating
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Emenalo, Florence Chizoba – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Many undergraduate students copy a lot from other people's research project reports and many graduate students lack the capacity to carry out and report the research work required of them for graduation. This research ascertained the views of Science and Arts Education students on the causes of the problem, types, and the strategies the university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Incidence, Plagiarism, Undergraduate Students
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2