Fraud and Education

Fraud and Education

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Fraud and Education gives an informative overview of cheating in examinations in the U.S. and foreign countries and of the current state of fraud in education and research. It differs however, from many popular treatises on the same subject, in that it is not intended as a blanket condemnation of American (or foreign) education. Instead of assigning blame for the prevalence of fraud, the authors point to such factors as growth in the number of persons engaged in education and research, pressures on individuals to succeed, improvements in communications (especially the Internet and e-mail), and in techniques of document reproduction.Increasingly, educational authorities are supplementing bare exam results with evidence from coursework, all of which ... In mid-1998 the site offered a set of sample essays on Galileoa#39;s life and work and historical and literary topics that couldanbsp;...

Title:Fraud and Education
Author:Harold J. Noah, Max A. Eckstein
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2001-01-01


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