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Cheating and Plagiarism: staff and Student Perceptions at Northumbria

Cheating and Plagiarism: staff and Student Perceptions at Northumbria,A Dordoy

Cheating and Plagiarism: staff and Student Perceptions at Northumbria   (Citations: 4)
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Published in 2002.
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    • ...A number of authors have explored this further (Ashworth & Bannister, 1997; Del Carlo & Bodner, 2004; Dordoy, 2002) and their work supports the idea that students and staff think differently about cheating and plagiarism...
    • ...A questionnaire was developed based on that used by Dordoy (2002) and comprised two sections: (a) demographic questions including whether students lived with other students or came directly to University from school and (b) questions relating to referencing and misconduct activities...
    • ...Sections a to d above were taken from the instrument used by Dordoy (2002)...
    • ...In contrast to the study by Dordoy (2002), both staff and students had similar views about the frequency of specific cheating/plagiarism behaviors with copying text without providing a citation felt to be most common behavior...
    • ...This is similar to the findings of other studies which have cited high workload, lack of time, and pressure to pass/fear of failure as reasons for cheating (Dordoy, 2002; Sheard et al., 2003)...

    Jenny Wilkinson. Staff and Student Perceptions of Plagiarism and Cheating

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