Bayview University Essay

1528 Words Feb 8th, 2013 7 Pages
Introduction
Due to the outbreak of the financial crisis in 2008, a large number of Wall Street executives, financial managers and other corporate officers were accused of their unethical behavior. At the same time, some people pointed that cheating had become more prevalent among business students. An article reported that 56% of business students admitted that they had cheated when they were studying in school, but only 47% of nonbusiness students admitted to cheating when they were students. The same type of debate occurred in the Bayview University as well, so the dean decided to run a test to see what the results would look like. In this case, 90 students were chosen to answer the quiz which was used to obtain results regarding three
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In my opinion, I suggest the dean take some necessary measures to prevent cheating, such as infusing academic integrity into the fabric of the university, developing student character and integrity, and reducing temptations and opportunities for cheating.

Appendix
Table 2 Quiz statistics results for male students Males | Internet | Exam | Collaborated | cheater | Y | 16 | 9 | 13 | 27 | N | 31 | 38 | 34 | 20 | Total | 47 | 47 | 47 | 47 | P(Y) | 34% | 19.1% | 27.7% | 57% | P(N) | 66% | 80.9% | 72.3% | 43% |
Table 3 Quiz statistics results for female students Females | Internet | Exam | Collaborated | cheater | Y | 7 | 7 | 10 | 21 | N | 36 | 36 | 33 | 22 | Total | 43 | 43 | 43 | 43 | P(Y) | 16% | 16% | 23% | 49% | P(N) | 84% | 84% | 77% | 51% |

Sample Data

Student | Copied from Internet | Copied on Exam | Collaborated on Individual Project | Gender | C | 4 | No | No | No | Female | 0 | 5 | Yes | No | Yes | Female | 1 | 8 | No | No | No | Female | 0 | 10 | No | Yes | No | Female | 1 | 13 | No | No | No | Female | 0 | 15 | No | No | Yes | Female | 1 | 19 | No | No | No | Female | 0 | 20 | No | No | Yes | Female | 1 | 21 | No | Yes | No | Female | 1 | 23 | No | No | No | Female | 0 | 25 | No | Yes | No | Female | 1 | 26 | No | No | No | Female | 0 | 27 | No | No | No | Female | 0 | 28 | No | No | No | Female | 0 | 30 | No | Yes | No | Female | 1 | 32 | No | No | Yes | Female | 1 | 33 | No | No
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