DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2013.05.003
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Irma S. Jones, Dianna Blankenship, Gerald Hollier

Abstract: Even 100 years ago, academic dishonesty was an issue of concern to educators at American universities and colleges and the beginnings of honor systems were introduced. Students were expected to be above reproach in all scholastic activities. Nonetheless, a decline in moral conduct was noted as far back at 1927 and a 1964 survey found that both deans and student body presidents ranked academic dishonesty second among various student discipline problems. Students are still expected to be above reproach in all sc…

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