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“Epidemic” as Opportunity: Internet Plagiarism as a Lever for Cultural Change

by Donald L. McCabe & Jason M. Stephens - November 30, 2006

Has the Internet really lead to the dramatic increases in Internet plagiarism heralded by the media or is it simply a new way to engage in old behaviors? What can schools do to address Internet plagiarism and issues of student cheating in general? The authors suggest community-centered approaches are likely to be the most effective.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: November 30, 2006
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12860, Date Accessed: 9/26/2021 11:26:49 PM

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  • Donald McCabe
    Rutgers Business School
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    DONALD L. MCCABE is a Professor of Management & Global Business at Rutgers Business School. Over the last sixteen years he has done extensive research with both high school and college students on issues of academic integrity. He is founding president of the Center for Academic Integrity at Duke University and has authored numerous articles in the education and business literature.
  • Jason Stephens
    University of Connecticut
    JASON M. STEPHENS is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut, where he teaches classes on cognition, motivation, instruction, and research methods. Prior to joining the faculty at UConn in 2004, Dr. Stephens was a research assistant at The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for six years, where he worked on the Political Engagement Project and the Project on Higher Education and the Development of Moral and Civic Responsibility. His research interests include academic motivation, achievement and dishonesty among secondary and postsecondary students.
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