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Cheating on Tests : How To Do It, Detect It, and Prevent It - Gregory J. Cizek

Cheating on Tests

How To Do It, Detect It, and Prevent It

Paperback Published: 12th August 1999
ISBN: 9780805831450
Number Of Pages: 280

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This is the first book to offer a comprehensive look at the problem of cheating on assessments (tests) across all levels of the American educational system. It is organized around seven major objectives that identify this problem by:
1. introducing and defining the problem of cheating and documenting the extent of its occurrence;
2. cataloging and presenting information on the methods used to cheat on tests;
3. providing information on methods useful for preventing cheating;
4. describing methods used to detect cheating once it has occurred;
5. synthesizing what is known about predispositions, correlates, and cultural differences in cheating;
6. summarizing legal issues related to cheating; and
7. illustrating ways in which individuals and institutions respond to cheating.
"Cheating on Tests" is informally written using a minimum of professional jargon and numerous anecdotes and cases. Technical information is largely confined to end-of-book appendices. It will appeal to all serious stakeholders in our educational system from parents and school board members to professionals directly connected to our schools and the testing industry.

Prefacep. vii
An Introduction to Cheating the Wrong and the Short of Itp. 1
Frequency and Perceptions of Cheatingp. 9
How to Cheatp. 37
Cheating in Postgraduate and Professional Contextsp. 59
Cheating in Other Countries and Culturesp. 74
Correlations of Cheatingp. 90
Responding to Cheatingp. 151
Deterring Cheatingp. 163
Legal Issues and Cheatingp. 189
Cheating and the Ethos of Testingp. 200
Statistical Methods for Detecting Cheatingp. 211
Academic Integrity Policy Modelsp. 221
Sample Due Process Policyp. 231
Referencesp. 233
Author Indexp. 249
Subject Indexp. 257
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ISBN: 9780805831450
ISBN-10: 0805831452
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 12th August 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.58 x 17.88  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 1