fairness Essay

Changing Cheaters:

Promoting Integrity and

Preventing Academic Chicanery

A Resource for Teachers, Father and mother, Coaches

yet others Who Use Youth

Simply by Michael Josephson

and

Melissa Mertz

May well 2004

Josephson Institute of Ethics

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Changing Cheaters:

Promoting Integrity and Preventing Educational Dishonesty

One for Teachers, Parents, Mentors and Others Who Work With Youngsters

Table of Contents

Note and Preface..................... …………......................................................... ….. 3 Defining the Problem

Initial Statement.......................................................................... ……4 Defining Educational Dishonesty.............................................................. …... 5 What Is Academic Dishonesty? (handout).......................... …………………. 6 Strategies to Promote Integrity

Basic Strategy to Promote Ethics and Educate Trustworthiness: CREW.. …. six Trustworthiness Through Discussion: Recommendations................................... ….. on the lookout for Trustworthiness Through Discussion: Queries (handout)................... ….. 10 Reports Promoting Honesty........................................................................... 11 Quotations About Integrity........................................................................ …13 Putting into action an Reverance Code................................................................... …14 Honor Promise, give your word and Affirmation.................................................................. … 15 Notice to Parents Relating to Academic Sincerity (handout).......................... 16 Acknowledgment of Honor Code (handout).......................................... …. …17 Practical Tips for Father and mother (handout).......................................................... … 18 Sportsmanship and Academic Integrity..................................................... … 19 Strategies to Stop Cheating

Institutional Ways of Deter Educational Dishonesty................................ 20 Assuring Fairness and Honesty of an Assessment................................. …. twenty one Preventing, Uncovering, and Coping with Plagiarism................................ …. 24 Minimizing Pressures That provide Cheating…..................................... …26 Rebuttals to Common Rationalizations for Cheating................................. … twenty seven Special Conditions Posed by Group Work.......................................... …31 Appendices

Appendix A: Test Honor Code............................................................ …. thirty-two Appendix W: Norfolk School School's Honor Code............................. …. 37 Appendix C: Honor Pledge FAQ............................................................ ….... 39 Appendix D: Bibliography/Other Valuable Resources.............................. ….. …41 Appendix E: Glossary......................................................................... …... …43

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On Thursday night, April twenty nine, 2004, ABC aired a particular edition of Primetime that focused on the alarmingly cynical attitudes and widespread cheating in excessive schools and colleges. The from the the younger generation interviewed, plus the survey data the program provided, paint a dismal picture of the present moral environment and of the near future if current attitudes about honesty and fair enjoy do not improve before this kind of generation gets into the staff as company executives, political figures, paramedics and nuclear inspectors. Michael Josephson, president from the Josephson Institute of Integrity and creator of the PERSONALITY COUNTS! Cabale, participated in shaping this program and this individual appeared during the program calling for schools and parents...

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