Cheating on Tests

Cheating on Tests

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Cheating on Tests is the first book to offer a comprehensive look at this pervasive and weighty problem. It is organized around seven major objectives: introduce and define the problem of cheating and document the extent of its occurrence; catalog and present information on the methods used to cheat on tests; provide information on methods useful for preventing cheating; describe methods used to detect cheating once it has occurred; synthesize what is known about predispositions, correlates, and cultural differences in cheating; summarize legal issues related to cheating; and illustrate ways in which individuals and institutions respond to cheating.In April 1996, the Chicago school district investigated a curriculum coordinator who purportedly copied and distributed the ITBS to teachers at Clay Elementary School. The teachers were believed to then have led students in practicing on the same version of the test that was to be used ... An abundance of inappropriate practices were uncovered in Georgia, including allegations that teachers used copiesanbsp;...

Title:Cheating on Tests
Author:Gregory J. Cizek
Publisher:Routledge - 1999-07-01


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