Academic Dishonesty

Do you believe it is a problem within academia? a reality of our times? Much ado about nothing? If you do not get caught, is it still cheating? Remember, these are not short answer questions, but are to be used to start a more detailed dialog on the topic. You should augment your findiings with additional resources, thoughtful examination, and your critical thinking skills.

Discuss pressures for cheating in class and how the principles of academic integrity may be helpful to students. Do you think the pressures are more or less for online classes? (and why)

Does Tennessee Board of Regents have and academic honesty policy for Regents Online Degree Programs classes? What about your Tennessee Tech? This class?

Discuss the relationship between Honesty, Ethics, and Fairness (use additional resources to explore and relate these topics).

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