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Unformatted text preview: When it comes to the Internet, 52% say theyve engaged in some type of cheating. But again, they dont see much wrong with it: 36% dont view downloading a paper as a serious offense, and 42% believe copying text from the Web is a minor offense at its worst. Educators are put in the difficult spot of trying to catch something thats difficult to detect in addition to dealing with students who seem to have a loose definition of collaboration. At Canadas Simon Fraser University, administrators have come up with a new failing grade for cheating students: FD. Given to repeat offenders, the mark stays on a students transcript for two years. Will a different kind of failing grade matter to students? Or do we need another solution?...
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- Spring '08