A Study On The Work Of A Teacher At Harvard University

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Harvard ( university ) revealed in late August involved a take-home final exam in an undergraduate course with 279 students. The university has not held hearings on the charges, which may take months to resolve.Officials said similarities in test papers suggested that nearly half the class had broken the rules against plagiarism and working together; some of the accused students said their behavior was innocent, or fell into gray areas. Mr mccabe a teacher at harvard university , went around the country and have found that most college students see working with others, even when it is against the rules, as a minor offense or no offense at all. Nearly half take the same view of paraphrasing or copying someone else’s work without attribution and most high school teachers and college professors surveyed fail to pursue some of the violations they find. Who is to blame
Experts say that along with students, schools and technology, parents are also to blame. They cite surveys and the work of researchers like Jean M. Twenge, author of the book “ Generation to me .” to make the case that since the 1960s, parenting has shifted away from emphasizing obedience, honor and respect for authority to promoting children’s happiness while stoking their ambitions for material success.“We have a culture now where we have real trouble accepting that our kids make mistakes and fail, and when they do, we tend to blame someone else,” said Tricia Bertram Gallant( she is the author of…
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