Lang states that new studies suggests that students do not consider plagiarism cheating if the work is changed slightly. Students behavior is being twisted to embrace cheating with cheating being common in the school place. Cheating causes long term effects on students. James Lang States, students that cheat promote that student’s extrinsic motivation, and the praise the students receive is greater than learning the material (Lang 2). The extrinsic values placed in these cheating students are negatively affecting how the students perform at a job.
Jones suggest that, “The reasons students engage in academic dishonesty vary, but as commonly understood, the overriding reason is performance” (144). This directly results in them cheating, because in truth when one is confused one tends to find the shortest way out of things and not utilize the difficult and time consuming method. In case that was not enough, there are those students who simply refuse to be anything short of perfect or first in everything and anything they do. This ideology indirectly forces those kids to cheat in order to maintain their positions in class. In addition,
In the article Nurturing Ethical Collaboration, the author Alexis Brooke Redding justifies why students cheat in high school and college courses. Redding claims “Students cheat because of academic pressure of being accepted to an excellent college and the grades they need to obtain to even be considered to go to that college”(Redding 3). She justifies her claim by explaining the students who are unprepared to take an exam begin to fear of failure, so they then decide to take another way to approach this problem which is by cheating. She also states students who are academically challenged struggle more than the other kids because of the curriculum they are learning. The author claims “students who cheat in school expect they can cheat their way in life”(Redding 3).
Students that lack understanding and comprehension are often tempted by the shortcuts of cheating in the classroom.Tommy Raskin in his article “Cheating Students How Our Schools Fail the Humanistic Vision of Education” state “Students are pushed into constant moods of discontent and reckless behavior because school restricts them to an insular environment for the greater portion of their week”(25). Instead of bemoaning students of learning, teachers should build an authentic and empowering way
Student Ethics On Cheating High School and Colleges all around the United States have seen a dramatic increase of cheating and dishonesty from the students. The reasoning behind the recent outburst of dishonesty in the classroom are still unclear, but with recent research on this activity, many people have pointed fingers to these three things: relieving stress, easier, or even just pure laziness. Many students even have the audacity to use the internet as a free source of plagiarism. Wei Gu tries to explain the reason of cheating in academic lifestyles in the article “Cheating in School: What We Know and What We Can Do” by illustrating the main causes she believes are the in school environments. She goes on to say “[Student] cheat to get a better grade, of course!” (Gu 2).
The main point of the research identifies the pros and cons of cheating and plagiarisms from both students and teachers. Cheating can affect the entire personality of an individual due to the consequences of what might be behind it. Introduction Some students cheat because they are lazy and are just looking for ways to get better results without applying any effort. Despite the fact that it might be
Cheating on Exams Have you ever thought what make students cheat during exams and what the consequences are? Cheating can be considered as one of the main problems that some schools or universities may suffer from. Due to the pressure that many students may face during their educational life, they cannot cope with huge amount of work; thus, they think that cheating is a best solution to save time and have good marks. According to some studies, students all over the world cheat at least once during their high school exams. Teenagers have many different and creative ways for cheating; In fact, if they use the time that they waste searching for hidden ways to cheat during their exams in studying and understanding the topics and concepts, they
The digital age has changed student ethics dramatically due to the ease of accessing information for classes and exams. Technology is becoming known as a simple way to participate in academic dishonesty from inside the classroom, outside the classroom, and in online courses. Technology increases the ease of plagiarism and academic dishonesty in a in all types of college courses because of the pressure and stress put on students in today's society in order to succeed in life. Students have been cheating for many years and this has been known, but technology has increased academic dishonesty immensely. There are many reasons for academic dishonesty such as being lazy, tired, indifferent, and “...because of the pressure to succeed…” (Chace 24)
Standardized tests are jeopardizing countless students’ mental health and future career options, as such, should be removed from a student’s requirement to graduate. Several people become so stressed that they can not properly take the test. A majority of standardized tests are timed which hurts the students who know the subject, but read or work slowly. Standardized tests use knowledge that are not taught in class to help spread out scores which hurts numerous schools. Another issue with standardized tests that if a student do poorly on them, they will be rejected by the colleges or jobs that they want.
Rebecca Moore, author of “Plagiarism in the Internet Age” stated that the reason students cheat is because of a lack of fundamental writing skills, “Students who cannot summarize are the most likely to plagiarize” (Moore). This means that students who lack the ability to summarize or paraphrase are the ones who will commit the plagiarism because they do not know how to reference, or cite another author’s writing in their own words. Those who lack fundamental writing skills need to recap on their lessons to ensure that they can credit their sources on every work to avoid