Detecting and Preventing Classroom Cheating: Promoting Integrity in Assessment

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.