Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity

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Interesting Facts (II)

Did you know?

Research on WHY students cheat have found the following reasons:

  • Time pressure: Students feeling like they could not complete course work in the time required
  • Knowledge: Students feeling they did not have the knowledge to complete an assignment
  • Trust relationship with faculty member: Students did not want to disappoint a relationship with had with a faculty member over a poor assignment
  • Culture: If everyone else is cheating, students did not want to be at an disadvantage.

Thus, knowing more about these motives you may be susceptible to will decrease your likelihood or breaching academic integrity.


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