College students are pressured to get all of the work done the right way and they have no time to enjoy themselves outside of that work. College students see cheating as an accessible way to get assignments done. Another reason why college students cheat is because they simply see everyone else doing it and do not take the consequences seriously. Melanie G. Snyder , author of the article “Cyber-Ethics: pirates in the Classroom” states "When everybody does it, or
The impact of stress on academic success in the college students. Today, the pressure is a huge problem in the crowd, Especially in college students, but many college students don’t know how to control their stress. They also don’t know how the stress is generated. Every year, many college students can 't control their own stress to commit suicide. ( Francesca Di Meglio, 2012,para.4)But Some college students have been successful in relieving stress, let stress become a power.
In particular, this generation known as the Generation Z is very drawn to electronic devices. Students’ specifically are known to bring cell phones to school and use them for non educational purposes, such as using social media, and even cheating. Students are not fully understanding the consequences of academic dishonesty and that it will affect them in a college or career setting. Academic dishonesty has increased throughout the years, many experts say one reason causing this situation is ignorance of the students. In the article, “Creating Awareness of Plagiarism Among Postgraduates in a Postgraduate Course Through a Talk”, Author, Khazriyati Salehuddin states, “Ignorance has been identified as one factor that contributes to students’ excessive plagiarism.” Some students may feel as if they aren 't “smart enough”, so decide to plagiarize in order to feel more intellectual.
Helvy Tiana Rosa said “you are what you write”.All around the world, whether it’s in high school or college, students make the mistake of plagiarizing by accident or done on purpose. Plagiarism is the act of taking someone else's work without giving credit and passing it as your own. An example could be when a student is writing an essay and searches up the topic and copies and pastes a whole paragraph from the source without citing. This issue of plagiarism is serious and could be due to laziness, forgetting to cite or trying to get an easy “A” without putting the work in. Overall, plagiarism is wrong and should not be done no matter what the circumstance because it is taking credit for someone else’s work.
There are some students who either are incoming high school students or are returning which can be a big fear for them the most because they don’t know what to expect from the campus vibe or even what their teacher can be like. Cox explains on how some students even have a fear of applying for college because of the paperwork they have to fill out and how much requirements they ask for. Also they
Another definition as stated by “What is plagiarism”  (n.d) is one of others origin thoughts or ideas were takes and been copied is called plagiarism. One of the biggest commonplace reasons students plagiarize is because they sense overwhelmed. It 's difficult to balance the requirements of several classes and have a social life. Writing assignments and research projects also makes most of the students’ knowledge great concern about it. Students trapped in plagiarism for a number of other speculation as well including concern of asking for help with assignments, difficulty in searching and investigate research component or they get cornered into finding for the 'one right answer ' (Starr, 2002).
Counter, Rosemary. "Keeping the Peace" Universities Guidebook, Vol. 127(2014) ebscohost.com 09/29/2016 The article discusses the problems that occur and the relationship between roommates in college campuses. Questionnaires given during a student's application are said to be untrustworthy due to the lack of honesty on the student's part and the supervision of parents. The article also brings up the mindset of students wanting to have the full college experience.
In both college and high school, “students are forced to take classes they hate” (Raskin 25) , which plays a role in them turning to cheating to receive that passing grade they need. Students feel the need to cheat as if that is going to be the only option to pass any class. Surveys provided in the article “The Whistleblower Effect” prove that many undergraduates are under constant stress and are very worrisome so they turn to cheating. As if cheating was not irresponsible enough plenty of students also turn to drugs to relieve the stresses they face in schooling. Why is cheating so popular?- an individual might ask.
As someone who is going to college to become a teacher and will be involved in education in a few years, I will have to prepare my students for standardized testing. Such as the ACT and the SAT. Many individuals point out many problems with the standardized testing and state how unfair it is. They believe that it puts way too much pressure and stress on the students and don’t believe to think is truly shows the students
Using an unprovided source for school work is dishonest and will have consequences if they are caught. Seval Eminoclu Kucuktepe explained in his article,published in General Reference Center Gold, “College students’ cheating behaviors” cheating as, “Intentionally using or attempting to use unauthorized materials”(Kucuktepe 1). Cheating in school is a serious issue to instructors and should continue to be. Students do not grasp the reality and long term effects on cheating, especially in the digital age.