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Academic dishonesty is an age old occurrence that continues to take place in the scholarly community. For as long as it has existed there are professors that have done their best to prevent it from happening, and students that have worked equally as hard at finding new and inventive ways to cheat. Times change, technology improves, new ways of cheating are developed, as are new ways of preventing it, but the struggle remains the same. It is often that the consequences of a student caught cheating are very severe. This is commonly known and accepted by students, but what are the ramifications of students who knew about the cheating and did nothing? Do these students have a responsibility to report it? The lines become much less clear.
Teacher, Ken Petress, writes the article What Is A Scholarly Community And What Are Our Individual And Collective Responsibilities? to express his strong opinion on the “issue of reporting observed or known academic......
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