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Unformatted text preview: When it comes to the Internet, 52% say they’ve engaged in some type of cheating. But again, they don’t see much wrong with it: 36% don’t 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 that’s difficult to detect in addition to dealing with students who seem to have a loose definition of “collaboration.” At Canada’s 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 student’s transcript for two years. Will a different kind of failing grade matter to students? Or do we need another solution?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2011 for the course MKTG 3650 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '08 term at North Texas.
- Spring '08