Detecting and Preventing Classroom Cheating: Promoting Integrity in Assessment

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Corwin Press, Mar 21, 2003 - Business & Economics - 167 pages
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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.

 

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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, 1998); Cheating on Tests: How to Do It, Detect It, and Prevent It (Lawrence Erlbaum, 1999); Setting Performance Standards: Concepts, Methods, and Perspectives (Lawrence Erlbaum, 2001); and Detecting and Preventing Classroom Cheating (Corwin Press, 2003). Dr. Cizek has served as an elected member and vice president of a local school board in Ohio, and he currently works with several states, organizations, and the U.S. Department of Education on technical and policy issues related to large-scale standards-based testing programs for students in grades K–12. He began his career as an elementary school teacher in Michigan, where he taught second and fourth grades.

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