Research shows that cheating behavior is linked, not to individual students, but to the environment in which those students are learning. This is good news, because it means you can actually reduce cheating in your classes. The additional good news is that the ways to decrease academic dishonesty are directly linked to methods for increasing deep learning. We will present ideas about how to develop classes and assignments that motivate students to learn rather than cheat.
During the workshop, you will have the opportunity to begin to redesign an assignment or course to better align with the principles reviewed during the workshop, drawn from James Langâ€™s book â€œCheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty.â€