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Osipian, Ararat L. – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2007
Corruption is a complex and multifaceted phenomenon. Forms of corruption are multiple. Measuring corruption is necessary not only for getting ideas about the scale and scope of the problem, but for making simple comparisons between the countries and conducting comparative analysis of corruption. While the total impact of corruption is indeed…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Measurement Techniques, Context Effect, Cheating
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Jin, Xia; Bin, Feng – Chinese Education and Society, 2007
This paper presents a perspective of the various types of academic corruption that is currently running rife in society, a theoretical analysis of the roots of academic corruption, and proposals for a number for countermeasures to put a stop to academic corruption. (Contains 3 notes.) [This article was translated by Ted Wang.]
Descriptors: Ethics, Integrity, Periodicals, Foreign Countries
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Feuerstein, Abe – Planning and Changing, 2009
Since the early 1980s, educational policy has increasingly been focused on improving student performance (Conley, 2003, Murphy, 1990). School governance in general, and school boards in particular, have often been viewed as either the means of implementing needed reforms or as roadblocks in their way (Boyd, 2003; Delagardelle, M.; 2008; Howell,…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Ethics, Governance, Administrator Effectiveness
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Marques, Tânia; Ferreira, Manuel Portugal; Gomes, Jorge F. S. – Ethics and Education, 2019
The understanding of a wide array of practices related to fraud, bribery, corruption, and more widely, illicit practices have been capturing the attention of practitioners and management researchers worldwide. A substantial portion of the extant research has used university students to measure their actual or intended cheating behaviours and often…
Descriptors: Cheating, Deception, Cultural Context, College Students
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Osipian, Ararat L. – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2008
Corruption in higher education is a newly emerging topic in the field of education research. Some aspects of corruption in education have been addressed in recent works by Eckstein, Hallak & Poisson, Heyneman, Noah & Eckstein, Segal, and Washburn. However, rigorous systematic research is lacking. This article considers corruption in higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Deception, Differences
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Rumyantseva, Nataliya L. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2005
This article explores the phenomenon of corruption that has become common in higher education in developing countries around the world. Cases of educational corruption include, among others, paying bribes for grades, buying diplomas, and admissions to universities. An available body of literature on educational corruption does not provide…
Descriptors: Classification, Higher Education, Developing Nations, Ethics
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Janashia, Natia – Academe, 2004
In the Republic of Georgia, about 240 institutions of higher education serve a population of 5 million. On the surface, these numbers suggest a prosperous, highly educated society. Behind this facade, however, lies a reality of degraded standards, crumbling infrastructure, rampant academic fraud, and deteriorating educational quality. At the…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Governance
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Jing, Xiao – Chinese Education and Society, 2007
Academic corruption is a hot issue in today's society. "Academic corruption" means that certain individuals in academic circles, driven by the desire for personal gain, resort to various kinds of nonnormative and unethical behavior in academic research activities. These include: academic self-piracy, academic piracy, copying and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Researchers, Faculty Publishing, Ethics
Osipian, Ararat L. – Online Submission, 2007
Corruption in higher education is a newly emerging topic in the field of education research. There is a phenomenal growth in the number of media reports on corruption in higher education over the last decade. However, the rigorous systematic research on education corruption is virtually nonexistent. This paper considers corruption in higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Incidence, Foreign Countries, Crime
Osipian, Ararat L. – Online Submission, 2007
This paper considers corruption in higher education in Ukraine as reflected in the national media, including such aspects as corruption in admissions to higher education institutions and corruption in administering the newly introduced standardized test. The major focus is on the opinions of the leading figures of the education reform on…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Standardized Tests, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Heyneman, Stephen P. – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2007
Universities may contribute to a nation's social cohesion through both direct and indirect means. In their syllabi they may include techniques necessary for understanding complex social problems. Faculty may model good behaviour in terms of listening and understanding points of view that may contradict their own. University administrators may…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Problems, Social Integration, Group Unity
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Azhar, Sarwar Mehmood; Tashfeen, Rubeena; Khalid, Jaweria; Azhar, Tashfeen Mahmood – Journal of International Education in Business, 2019
Purpose: The Corruption Perception Index (CPI) for 2016 shows Pakistan as among the more corrupt nations in the world with a ranking of 117 among 176 countries surveyed. This situation raises concerns about members of the society and especially about the business communities. This paper aims to examine whether the tendency to corruption is also…
Descriptors: Ethics, Student Attitudes, Business Administration Education, Foreign Countries
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Brooks, Ann K. – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2019
This article shares the findings of a qualitative study of a community-based organization in Mexico and the emancipatory pedagogy practiced there in a time characterized by a changing global economic order, conflict and war, corruption and geographic displacement. To make sense of the transnational philosophical fusion and the pedagogical…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Conflict
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Mangue, Célestine Laure Djiraro; Gonondo, Jean – Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education, 2021
This study aims at introducing and discussing the concept of 'academic culture,' the Chinese concept of 'talent cultivation', and the influence of 'academic culture' in the process of 'talent cultivation' in the Chinese context. It uses the analysis of some observation notes and relevant literature that examines the issue of 'academic culture'.…
Descriptors: Talent Development, Cultural Context, Foreign Countries, Competition
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Xiaochun, Wu; Dan, Jia – Chinese Education and Society, 2007
A study of the science research activities in China's institutions of higher learning in recent years indicates that there is a major connection between the current instances of corruption in scientific research at colleges and universities and the evaluations system for scientific research implemented at many of the colleges and universities.…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Research, Evaluation, Organizational Change
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