Psychology of Academic Cheating - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123725417, 9780080466491

Psychology of Academic Cheating

1st Edition

Editors: Eric Anderman Tamera Murdock
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123725417
eBook ISBN: 9780080466491
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 7th November 2006
Page Count: 352
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Foreword Alfie Kohn

1) Introductory Chapter Eric M. Anderman, The University of Kentucky Tamera B. Murdock, The University of Missouri Kansas City

PART I: The Anatomy of Cheaters 2) Who Are All These Cheaters? Characteristics of Academically Dishonest Students Angela D. Miller, The University of Kentucky Tamera B. Murdock, The University of Missouri Kansas City Eric M. Anderman, The University of Kentucky Amy L. Poindexter, The University of Missouri Kansas City

3) How do Students Cheat? Linda Garavaia, Elizabeth Olson, Emily Russell, & Leslie Christensesn, The University of Missouri Kansas City

PART II: Achievement Motivation and Cheating 4) Interest and Academic Cheating Gregory Schraw, Lori Olafson, Fred Kuch, The University of Nevada Las Vegas Trish Lehman, The University of Colorado, Boulder Stephen Lehman, Utah State University Matthew T. McCrudden, University of North Florida

5) The Effects of Personal, Classroom, and School Goal Structures on Academic Cheating. Eric M. Anderman, The University of Kentucky

6) Under Pressure and Under-Engaged: Motivational Profiles and Academic Cheating in High School Jason M. Stephens, The University of Connecticut Hunter Gehlbach, Stanford University

(7) Applying Decision Theory to Academic Integrity Decisions David A. Rettinger, Yeshiva University

Part III: Moral and Social Motivations for Dishonesty 8) Reaping What We Sow: Cheating as a Mechanism of Moral Engagement Theresa A. Thorkildsen, Courtney J. Golant, & Dale Richesin, The University of Illinois at Chicago

9) The “Social” Side of Social Context: Interpersonal and Affiliative Dimensions of Students’ Experiences and Academic Dishonesty Lynley H. Anderman, The University of Kentucky Tierra M. Freeman, The University of Missouri Kansas City Christian E. Mueller, The University of Memphis

10) Is Cheating Wrong? Students’ Reasoning About Academic Dishonesty Tamera B. Murdock, The University of Missouri Kansas City Jason M. Stephens, The University of Connecticut

PART IV: PREVENTION AND DETECTION OF CHETAING 11) Cheating on Tests: Prevalence, Detection, and Implications for On-Line Testing Walter M. Haney & Michael J. Clarke, Boston College

12) The Pressure to Cheat in a High-Stakes Testing Environment Sharon L. Nichols, The University of Texas at San Antonio David C. Berliner, Arizona State University

Epilogue David Callahan

Key Features

Summarizes 50 years of academic cheating trends in K-12 and postsecondary institutions Examines the methodology of academic cheating including the effect of new technologies *Reviews and discusses existing theories and research about the motivation behind academic cheating

Readership

Educational psychologists, cognitive and social psychologists

Table of Contents

Foreword Alfie Kohn

1) Introductory Chapter Eric M. Anderman, The University of Kentucky Tamera B. Murdock, The University of Missouri Kansas City

PART I: The Anatomy of Cheaters 2) Who Are All These Cheaters? Characteristics of Academically Dishonest Students Angela D. Miller, The University of Kentucky Tamera B. Murdock, The University of Missouri Kansas City Eric M. Anderman, The University of Kentucky Amy L. Poindexter, The University of Missouri Kansas City

3) How do Students Cheat? Linda Garavaia, Elizabeth Olson, Emily Russell, & Leslie Christensesn, The University of Missouri Kansas City

PART II: Achievement Motivation and Cheating 4) Interest and Academic Cheating Gregory Schraw, Lori Olafson, Fred Kuch, The University of Nevada Las Vegas Trish Lehman, The University of Colorado, Boulder Stephen Lehman, Utah State University Matthew T. McCrudden, University of North Florida

5) The Effects of Personal, Classroom, and School Goal Structures on Academic Cheating. Eric M. Anderman, The University of Kentucky

6) Under Pressure and Under-Engaged: Motivational Profiles and Academic Cheating in High School Jason M. Stephens, The University of Connecticut Hunter Gehlbach, Stanford University

(7) Applying Decision Theory to Academic Integrity Decisions David A. Rettinger, Yeshiva University

Part III: Moral and Social Motivations for Dishonesty 8) Reaping What We Sow: Cheating as a Mechanism of Moral Engagement Theresa A. Thorkildsen, Courtney J. Golant, & Dale Richesin, The University of Illinois at Chicago

9) The “Social” Side of Social Context: Interpersonal and Affiliative Dimensions of Students’ Experiences and Academic Dishonesty Lynley H. Anderman, The University of Kentucky Tierra M. Freeman, The University of Missouri Kansas City Christian E. Mueller, The University of Memphis

10) Is Cheating Wrong? Students’ Reasoning About Academic Dishonesty Tamera B. Murdock, The University of Missouri Kansas City Jason M. Stephens, The University of Connecticut

PART IV: PREVENTION AND DETECTION OF CHETAING 11) Cheating on Tests: Prevalence, Detection, and Implications for On-Line Testing Walter M. Haney & Michael J. Clarke, Boston College

12) The Pressure to Cheat in a High-Stakes Testing Environment Sharon L. Nichols, The University of Texas at San Antonio David C. Berliner, Arizona State University

Epilogue David Callahan

Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080466491
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123725417

About the Editor

Eric Anderman

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Educational Psychology and Philosophy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Tamera Murdock

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Psychology, The University of Missouri, Kansas City, USA