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Detecting and Preventing Classroom Cheating

Detecting and Preventing Classroom Cheating
Promoting Integrity in Assessment

First Edition

April 2003 | 168 pages | Corwin
Cheating is a problem that affects all teachers. This no-nonsense approach to cheating is essential reading for all teachers, principals, and policy makers. Practical classroom examples show how cheating occurs, how it can be detected, and how it can be deterred. Gregory Cizek, esteemed scholar and former classroom teacher, combines key findings from the most current research with practical classroom examples.

Important features include:

- glossary of key terms

- tips for detecting and preventing cheating and plagiarism

- strategies for responding to cheating with students, parents, and other teachers

- sample school cheating policies and honour codes

- common resources that students use to cheat

- resources, including emerging high-tech methods, that can detect and deter cheating

Questions for Further Discussion at the end of each chapter making it ideal for study groups.

Series Editors' Introduction
About the Author
Chapter 1. What Do We Know About Cheating in the Classroom?
Chapter 2. Why Is Cheating a Problem?
Chapter 3. How Does Cheating Occur?
Chapter 4. How Can Cheating Be Detected and Addressed?
Chapter 5. How Can Cheating Be Prevented?
Chapter 6. What Are the Next Steps?
Resource A: Glossary
Resource B: Resources Used to Cheat
Resource C: Resources to Help Deter Cheating
Resource D: Sample Cheating Policies and Honor Codes
Subject Index
Author Index

Gregory J. Cizek

Gregory J. Cizek is Professor of Educational Measurement at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His background in the field of educa­tional assessment includes five years as a manager of licensure and certification testing programs for American College Testing (ACT) in Iowa City, Iowa, and 15 years of teaching experience at the col­lege level, where his teaching assignments have consisted primarily of graduate courses in educational testing, research methods, and statistics. He is the author of over 200 books, chapters, articles, conference papers, and reports. His books include Handbook of Educational Policy (Academic Press,... More About Author

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ISBN: 9780761946557