I am not saying that anyone who has ever cheated is a crook, because that would mean just about every student at your average school would be one, including me.
What I am saying is that cheating should be more frowned upon and kids should receive harsher penalties. This is not something you want to hear, but I truly believe that if there were consequences for cheating, students would actually focus on learning.
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This article has 11 comments. Email me when someone replies. Keep on hard work. Cheating is a curse. I think cheating is caused by many reasons.
I believe that they have a personal reason. Most parents dream to have their own children making good score for their test or wish for their children to grow up perfectly. Children were always taught that if we have a problem, family is the best adviser. But today it was reverse. Most of their problems resulting from family. A Kantian ethical schema suggests that a person should behave as if he is setting a law for all time, not merely reacting to the specifics of a situation.
A Kantian philosopher would say teachers cannot subjectively change grades simply because they believe that a particular student emotionally 'needs' to win more than another student. Hundert allowed his personal feelings for Bell and Bell's improvement as a student to influence his decision-making, and hurt another student in the process. However, from a utilitarian standpoint, by showing Bell the importance of hard work and moral activity, a great service is done to society because Bell is the child of a powerful man, and will likely grow up to be…… [Read More].
Crisis Negotiation Though Bradley and. Use sound reasoning to explain to Bradley how the situation will get better if he allows the hostages to go free. Perhaps the negotiator can call in a favor on Bradley's behalf if Bradley shows a sign of good faith and allows the hostages to go free.
Providing Bradley alcohol would be against protocol, but the food and the promise of aiding Bradley is getting the help he needs rather than going to jail may be of help. Bradley is looking for help right now and not to get drunk.
He also may be looking to make a demand that the negotiator will say no to in order reiterate the fact that Bradley does not trust the police. If the alcohol is a necessity to Bradley, the negotiator may try to pull some strings and allow it.
Against protocol or not, if lives are in danger, providing the alcohol to…… [Read More]. An interesting point they bring up is the circumvention of cheating by having another person complete your coursework: In the future we may be able to remotely identify individuals using devices that scan finger, voice, or eye-prints technology, which is already in use for security applications, but at present this seems a rather extreme measure.
Web sites like TurnItIn. Plato Kant and Aristotle Plato. It is learned and is the outcome of both teaching and practice and the force of habit. Discuss Aristotle's doctrine of the mean The mean is the result of moral virtues being balanced within the individual. Aristotle saw the mean as the middle road to happiness. He argued that all of life is really an attempt to find the highest good. Pleasure is momentary, but happiness is an ethical state of balance of the individual soul.
Explain the role Aristotle assigns individuals for removing their own ignorance Although he felt teaching was necessary to achieve this goal. Aristotle placed a strong responsibility upon the head of the individual for removing their own ignorance. He stressed that happiness was the utmost moral goal of every individual, and striving for such a balanced and virtuous state was the unique characteristic that set humanity apart from the beasts and slaves and women, in…… [Read More].
Jonah Sachs and Marketing in. Instead of this outmoded way of thinking, though, Sachs tells us that the way we can overcome objections and really get the message through to a consumer base that must turn off most advertising or go mad with the message is to use a concept called: Freaks Cheats and Familiars Sachs, Winning, p.
Freaks are characters who play off the human concept of focusing on certain other humans -- the most unusual humans we can find in our environment Like trench coated animals, oopheus and Leo the pig ala orpheus and Neo-from the atrix Sachs, pp.
Cheats are characters who challenge social norms -- the break the rules. We wonder if they will succeed or be punished e. Ferris Buhler or Neo-trying to change a society run by machines Sachs, Winning, p. Hypotheticals Brian Short v State of Florida. Hypotheticals Brian Short v. State of Florida Is it legal for the State of Florida to prohibit the marriage of two very short people to each other, using the rationale that two short people are likely to produce short children and short children are less likely to help maintain dominance in state athletic programs and in more danger of falling into holes and not fitting properly into seatbelts?
Online Social Networking in Comparing. The motivations of those using LinkedIn are to find a better career and grow their circle of influence throughout the industry of which they are a part. On Facebook, the same goal may be present, yet it is more likely to be connecting with long-lost friends and also bragging about only the most glamorous parts of one's life Ledbetter, Mazer, DeGroot, Meyer, Mao, Swafford, Facebook tends to bring out the worst in people, namely arrogance, pride and the tendency to flirt with long-lost girlfriends and boyfriends, no wonder it has been a catalyst of divorces recently Ledbetter, Mazer, DeGroot, Meyer, Mao, Swafford, It is considered cheating if one flirts and entices another on a social network, just as it would be if it happened in person as well.
The flipside of this is that Facebook has brought together friends and family who have not seen each other in…… [Read More].
Biggest Challenge in Education Today. Subsistence learning does not support or foster independent though and educators answering the questions the student ask with formal preparation material, especially very specialized material would seem to be ethically murky and frustrate creativity and independent learning. As Gallagher stresses in a work about what she terms readicide, where students and individuals are not out seeking new and novel ideas and are in fact not likely to read independently at all the problem is that the education system, "teaching to the test" is not responding to the need for individuals to develop independent thought , p.
Though there are likely hundreds of other contributing factors as to why students today are just simply…… [Read More]. Although interpersonal and group level communications reside at a lower level than organizational communication, they are major forms of communication in organizations and are prominently addressed in the organizational communication literature. Recently, as organizations became more communication-based, greater attention was directed at improving the interpersonal communication skills of all organizational members.
Historically, informal communication was primarily seen as a potential block to effective organizational performance. This is no longer the case is modern times, as on-going, dynamic, and informal communication has become more important to ensuring the effective conduct of work It is also widely accepted that top managers should communicate directly with immediate supervisors and that immediate supervisors should communicate with their direct reports.
In regard to issues of importance, top managers should then follow-up by communicating with employees directly. The Communication Accommodation Theory supports this rationale.
In terms of supervisor-employee communication, one researcher argues the difficulty of trusting…… [Read More]. Dating as Early as November. Conclusion ince very little research has yet been done for the online community, the study will be simplified by discussing the aspects of fidelity in an online environment for the sake of direct outreach. The methodology of the study combines with the literature about human interaction to provide a new insight into the role of Internet-based interactions in the modern day.
The fieldwork, careful analysis, and interaction with the surveyed users will allow for a greater understanding of this developing portal and the way it has come to intersect society. Her goal is to understand the new anthropology of cyberculture, particularly through the presentation of the online self in its relation to the physical, bodied self. Her papers have been published by a variety of credible sources and presented at conferences internationally, including the …… [Read More].
Personal Theory of Good and. It is right to save a person from drowning, and even if that person turns out to be a murderer, one could not know that the person would become a murderer at the time the person was saved. Thus, there is excuse to refuse to save a drowning man or woman. On a 'gut' level, one might say, over-rationalizing one's ethnical decisions is incorrect -- but this works against Kant in some areas, as one might rationalize the idea that 'obeying the law is a good thing' to use this as an excuse to not lie, cheat, and conceal the truth to save a Jewish person in Nazi Germany.
The ultimate judgment of a decision should be -- does this help or harm human life, given what I know at present and my social context? Even moral laws can be wrong in some contexts, and one cannot predict the consequences…… [Read More]. Diverse Nature of Psychology the Human Mind. Diverse Nature of Psychology The human mind is an incredibly complex tool. How it actually thinks and behaves is not always based on a single example, and thus there are clear elements of diversity within theoretical assumptions on how the mind works.
Diversity is a crucial element to modern psychology and its various sub-categories. Modern psychology is heavily influenced by the extreme diversity found within its core concepts. There are a vast number of major concepts and sub-examples that differ enormously from one another and take their influence from other genres of study and the various findings of specific empirical research conclusions.
Therefore, there is great diversity…… [Read More]. Justifications and Excuses As Adam leaves the bank and approaches his car, he sees his wife behind the wheel of the car with an unknown man seated next to her holding an object to her side. Another man approaches Adam and informs him that he and his partner will kill Adam's wife unless Adam robs the bank and returns to the parking lot within five minutes.
He hands Adam a stick-up note and a fake gun. Adam robs the bank and delivers the money to the men. Adam is arrested for bank robbery. In the past there have been cases where innocent individuals have been forced to rob banks. Either they were threatened with guns or their family members were; others have been hooked up to explosives and told that if they do not rob the bank, then the bomb will detonate.
In , a woman was forced to rob…… [Read More]. Gender Equity in Education. Gender Equity in Education Taking the Field: Women, Men and ports Michael a. But, the author Messner, of Taking the Field: Women, Men and ports also wonders: These are valid investigative questions. Other questions posed by Messner: Those questions came to mind after the author witnesses the "Barbie Girls vs. Con an Instructor Teachers and. Also, it does not provide significant starting points for further research for the readers.
The length of the article is in accordance with the little substance of the text. Problems of a foreign student Given the large number of foreign students applying for colleges and universities in the U. Most of these students must deal with adjustment problems. The increased interest for this matter has determined writer Christine F.
The article starts with a short introduction that consists in a brief description of the context in which the analysis presented in the article takes place. The article gets right to the point, by providing the results of certain studies that focused on determining the reasons for…… [Read More].
David Hume in an Enquiry. The dictionary defines morality as "1. The rightness or wrongness of something as judged by accepted moral standards; 3. A lesson in moral behavior. Public discussions of moral behavior also emphasize the social nature of judging behavior. In Great ritain, Tony lair gave a speech where he argued for a "new social morality" that included duties as well as rights Lloyd, Such comments demonstrate the difficulty of establishing whose morality is the right one.
Turnitin com There Is Overwhelming Evidence. On the other hand, the most acceptable treatment, the survey showed, would be to give that student a failing grade and allow him or her to redo the assignment. TIME supporting details from the article: This piece states that there are "hundreds of online paper mills" [i.
Economics Game Theory Game theory is a model that can be used to examine and explain the way that different actors in a given situation may choose to act and develop strategy, using a mathematic approach. The model looks at how players will make decisions which will be based on both the firms own position and resources as well as the way their competitors are or are expected to act. Game theory can therefore be used to help try and identify the optimal course of action McEachern, There are many scenarios where Game Theory will be useful; in the commercial environment game theory is most applicable in oligopoly situations To consider the application of the theory the concept needs to be described.
The situation examined is a game. For there to be a game players are required; these are the firms Nellis and Parker, For a game to…… [Read More]. Values Conflict Universities provide an amazing opportunity for both growth and development in regards to academic development. Universities in particular provide a means of providing a stable and more robust income for individuals seeking a particular specialization.
The University of Phoenix, in particular, has a unique method of teaching and providing a quality educational experience. Small class sizes, online specialization, and knowledgeable professors all make the university experience all the more manageable. However, I personally have experienced conflict of values that undermine the overall university experience. This conflict pertains mainly to the notion of academic honesty.
I have encountered instances where many of the university values would be compromised by actions. Cheating is particularly important in a university setting. As such, having strong values and convictions regarding cheating is important within the overall university setting Stuart, The experience, looking back, was not unique to me. In fact, many students…… [Read More].
People do this by rationalizing their actions, and preserving a self-concept of honesty and integrity. Most people are willing to stretch or manipulate their moral codes under certain circumstances, particularly when they can find ways of maintaining a self-concept or project the image of being honest.
A psychopath would be theoretically less concerned with self-concept or reputation than the ordinary person. Like anyone else, psychopaths will be driven to "minimize risk to themselves," and ensure they do not get caught Grohol, n. The psychopath might be more inclined to cheat for the sake of cheating, more often than the ordinary person who cheats primarily for things…… [Read More].
I guess everyone is required to take at least one composition course, so it doesn't bother me to have to take this class. In some ways I am actually excited about taking the class. I am not a great writer, and I hope that this class will give me some tools that will make me more successful in other college classes that require writing.
I know that most classes have at least some writing. Also, I think since I have a good attitude about the course, I will be able to write well during it. I learned that I could get better when it comes to writing different kinds of essays.
There is also a lot about writing that I don't know, and this course will help me. One of the ways that the course can help…… [Read More]. Instructional Design Assessments Are an. Summative assessments are useful to determine a student's level of mastery and can be an indicator of potential for success in subsequent courses or units. If a student does poorly on a summative assessment, for example, remedial instruction may be required. Summative assessments help teachers evaluate content and delivery and make adjustments as needed.
Summative assessments are not always useful for informing instruction. When they are used at the end of a course, for example, the teacher may not have the opportunity to work further with that particular group of students. Assessments can be misused when results are interpreted according to a certain agenda. For example, a school district may be facing a severe budget crisis and opt to reduce services to save money.
Particularly when a test is evaluated subjectively, the results can be skewed to show that a child does not need a referral for special services. In order to encourage Linda to continue giving her account, Oprah defends Linda's right to make a choice. However, Oprah then shows an excerpt from a video diary that Linda has kept about when Fred is not at home and about the phone call from his mistress.
After showing Linda the obvious anguish that she experiences when she does not know where Fred is, Oprah then confronts her, but in a gentle manner. Oprah simply asks Linda, "And life is good that way? Saltz to come back into the discussion. At this point, Dr. Saltz takes an interesting approach to Linda.
She calls Linda the consummate victim. In doing so, Dr. Saltz may have appeared harsh, because…… [Read More]. Issues of Social Importance. Sociological Issues of Our Times Self compassion can actually play an integral role in stress management. Self compassion involves considering one's self and dealing with it in such a way that one is able to make allowances, and to treat one's self in an advantageous way.
To that end self-compassion certainly decreases stress while bolstering physical health. People who take the time to treat themselves well are able to be compassionate and kind to themselves. Therefore, when things go awry or when they make mistakes, they do not indulge in lengthy negative feelings of guilt or melancholy that function as punishments. Instead, they are able to react in a way that is more positive, and which helps to reduce feelings of stress, anxiety, and other negative emotions.
There is a definite correlation between such negative emotions and physical health. People who work or live in stressful environment typically incur physical…… [Read More]. Managerial Social Responsibility - Volkswagen Diesel Scandal In , Volkswagen was accused of installing secret software in its engine management computers to cheat strict fuel economy and emissions tests. In order to determine the ethical decision Volkswagen should have made, one can use ethical decision-making models, such as: Though these four models use different approaches, one or more of them can result in a justified recommendation for the correct ethical decision that Volkswagen should have made.
Facts Underpinning the Ethical Dilemma In , Volkswagen was accused of installing secret software in its engine management computers to cheat strict fuel economy and emissions tests. The deception…… [Read More]. Academic Assessment Strengths and Weaknesses. It is widely accepted in literature that this is a significant threat, as the education establishment is unable to control the conditions in which exams are taken Cluskey et al. However, the potential for cheating does not necessarily mean it is occurring.
The research by Yates and Beaudrie, compared the results achieved by students who were assessed within a proctored environment, and students who undertook non-proctor and assessment online.
The results were interesting, comparing traditional students, with online students, the research indicated that there was no significant difference in the grades that were achieved, arguing that this does not substantiate the worries found in other literature that cheating is taking place. The assessment is utilized argued that online testing is a viable approach. However, it maybe argued that this conclusion has a significant flaw, as an underlying assumption is that…… [Read More].
Brannigan's Moral Reasoning Applied to a Specific. Brannigan's Moral Reasoning Applied to a Specific Case Study Using Brannigan's six steps to moral reasoning, the situation involving the business man, his wife, and her lover can be broken down and analyzed from a moral perspective in order to arrive at an agreed upon moral option.
The first step in using Brannigan's Moral Reasoning logic is to identify the fact. Since the case went to court, the article used to relate the case to the public is adequate for identifying these facts.
Here are the facts as stated by the article: The wife was a teacher at the secondary school where the year-old student attended when the affair began, the husband filed for divorce 20 years after the affair began, the divorce was filed in August, , the couple had not had sex for over 10 years due to the husbands impotence and related health problems, the wife was…… [Read More]. Ethical Changes in the Classroom. The Vietnam War was a turning point in the Army's growing realization that senior military leaders, and not just political leaders, had a responsibility to be able to speak to soldiers, to the American people, and to the press about ethical issues.
The Professionalism Study of , examined institutional systems and requirements for success in the Army, attitudes and values of senior officers, and tasks for the s.
One of the striking conclusions of the first study was that the Army contained "untoward and unhealthy pressures to strive for success" on the part of officers. Systems that regulated the selection, education, promotion, and reward of Army officers were in need of major correction.
It was clear that the Army needed to evaluate its concepts of values and ethics. During the decades of the s and s senior commanders in all the services began to exert their influence on the direction…… [Read More]. Knowledge Concerning Ethical Issues Involved. Much of the focus of personnel selection using psychological testing was on new troops enlisting in the military during two world wars and the explosive growth of the private sector thereafter Scroggins et al.
Psychological testing for personnel selection purposes, though, faded into disfavor during the s, but it continues to be used by human resource practitioners today. In this regard, Scroggins and his colleagues advise, "Many H practitioners, however, have continued to use personality testing with an optimistic and enduring faith in its ability to discriminate between good and poor job candidates" p.
In cases where cheating is suspected such as in the case of an teen applicant possibly using a smartphone or consulting crib notes during testing by visiting the restroom , psychologists have a professional responsibility to conform to relevant privacy laws with respect to the results of such tests, including following the decision-making model…… [Read More].
Corporate Strategies The Importance of Leadership. Why are they so Important? They believe that the population and household income are what needs to help when it comes to figuring out if people are willing to pay the pizza price and how much is the request for pizza.
They think that this method is important because the population is what helps figuring out the demand for pizza as a consequence of the law of the demand, the bigger population the greater the demand. The household income will help likewise for the reason that the more disposable income the more individuals will purchase a common good.
However, Pizza is…… [Read More]. Ethics on Sports It Is. This struggle triggers the onset of a range of physiological adaptations geared towards enhancing the efficiency of the body's respiratory, cardiovascular and oxygen utilization systems" Hypoxico Altitude Training, N. In consideration of controversial perceptions regarding ethical conclusions relating to hypoxico, Lippi, Guides and Franchini stress that the "spirit of sport" needs to be developed to include the notion of ethics and authenticity.
Lippi, Guides and Franchini, nevertheless, report that they do not entirely agree with the assumption that teleologically, no evidence suggests that more harm than good comes from these particular devices. They note that a universal ban on passive training regimens, such as hypoxic,…… [Read More].
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Academic Cheating essaysWhy do students take the easy way out? This is a question that I believe have never been answered by students who engage in academic cheating. Academic cheating is a problem that affects all schools nationwide. Students relying on cheating aren't learning anything for.
- Plagiarism, Cheating and the Internet Cyber cheating is defined as “the use of technology tools in inappropriate ways for academic work.”(Conradson & Hernandez- Ramos, , p1) Although technology has dramatically advanced our society in many positive ways, one negative aspect of technology is its effects on student cheating.
Cheating in School essays There are many forms of cheating used today in school. Some examples know today include copying a fellow student's homework, copying answers off someone's test, writing test questions down for another student. One of the wildest and most bizarre forms of cheatin. Free Essays from Bartleby | In the contemporary American education system high-stakes standardized testing has resulted in a focus on extensive test.
Essay on Cheating in Academic Institutions - Cheating in Academic Institutions Cheating has always been a problem in the history of academics. Academic institutions continue to develop new ways to prevent cheating from happening; while at the same time cheaters come up with even better ways to . Cheating occurs everywhere. Somebody right now in a classroom, baseball park, football field, basketball court, or a workplace is secretly cheating to be one step ahead of his competition at all times. Some say it is the nature of competition that arises these cheaters, but others believe it is the enormous amount of pressure that is put on.