Cheating in Action

Unfortunately, cheating is happening in our schools. Now we have to determine how to prevent, support and take action. The following videos from youtube show a student cheating, a video on a technique to use for cheating and then concludes with an article from Harvard about the consequences of cheating.

http://m.youtube.com/watch?hl=en&gl=US&client=mv-google&v=yl1hRJRS4K4&fulldescription=1

View Video- Worst Test Cheater in Action

and then you have videos (one of many) like this for students to view and consider…. (check out how many people have viewed)

View Video-Cheat and never get caught

and actions that are taken when cheating occurs in a classroom….

Harvard University punishes students caught in cheating scandal; more than half of the accused forced to temporarily withdraw

By David Knowles / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

After months of trying to ferret out cheaters at one of the country’s most prestigious universities, Harvard officials say they have concluded the punishment phase of their investigation. More than half of the students implicated in the cheating scandal were asked to leave the university for varying amounts of time, Michael D. Smith, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean, said in an email.

Members of Harvard University’s basketball, football, baseball and hockey teams were ensnared in a cheating investigation. Some were forced to temporarily withdraw from the school after being confronted in the fall. Harvard University hopes that veritas has finally been restored. The nation’s oldest college announced that it had finished doling out punishment in its months-long investigation in a highly-publicized cheating scandal. Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith sent out a campus-wide email Friday saying that more than half of the 125 students implicated in the investigation into cheating had been asked to leave the school for for a period of time. The allegations of cheating stemmed from a spring semester government course titled “Introduction to Congress” after a teaching assistant noticed that some students had given identical answers on a take-home test. While some of the students received their punishment in the fall, others were notified in late December, the school said. “This is a time for communal reflection and action,” Smith wrote. “We are responsible for creating the community in which our students study and we all thrive as scholars.” The cheating scandal was a constant topic of conversation and anxiety among students, and members of the basketball, football, baseball and hockey teams were ensnared in the investigation. “The students who are implicated in this scandal from last spring still need to be recognized as members of our community . They shouldn’t feel alienated from Harvard,” said Harvard Undergraduate Council President Tara Raghuveer. “This was an unfortunate incident. Students are being punished accordingly.” Smith said that the college would now concentrate on new ways to help the college live up to its famous motto: honesty.

Article from New York Daily News; article by David Knowles on Feb. 1, 2013; The videos were taken from Youtube.com.

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