Share Paper: Perceptions of Cheating on Online versus Face-to-Face Mathematics Exams

  1. Carla van de Sande, Arizona State University, United States

Abstract: Academic dishonesty covers a long list of unsanctioned behaviors such as plagiarizing the work of others and working collaboratively on individual assignments. Cheating on examinations is one form of academic dishonesty that is particularly problematic since results from assessments often form the basis for assigning course grades and promoting students to more advanced courses. Yet one third of university students surveyed in a national study admitted copying from another student during a test using crib notes or helping someone else cheat (Alschuler & Blimling, 1995). The changing landscape of instructional environments has also changed the face of academic dishonesty online ...