In contrast, cheating in academic can help a lot for students. Cheating does have its positive side if people give it a second thought. Cheating in academic is an acceptable act to do. People blame students are the one at fault because they want to get good grades without putting effort into it or they cheat because they feel like they cannot pass the test (Lyness, 2013). It is wrong to blame the students at fault.
A High school student fells the pressure to get in to the best college and they see that cheating is the easy way out. Donald L. McCabe, a professor at the Rutgers University business school and a leading researcher on cheating said that students have become more competitive and under more pressure, and that led them to cheat. He also said that there have always been struggle students who cheat to survive, but more and more, there are student at the top who cheat to be more successful. Grads become more a major focus for student rather... ... middle of paper ... ... around for a long time. What do we have to do to reduce the number of students who cheat both in high school and college is that to reduce the pressure among students to force them to get good grades to get in to a good college and for college students to prevent the comparativeness between students who wants to be at the top.
I’ll be better able to handle what’s put at me when I get out." "‘Oh, it’ll only be this once’ or ‘Everyone else does it, so why shouldn’t I?’" Sly glances at a neighbor’s work, an open book on the lap, or even high-technology methods—the resources of the cheater are many and varied. Whatever the methods, there are many statements like those above to justify cheating. For example, in the United States, surveys show that more than half of all students cheat, or have cheated, during their school years. Cheating, though, is a problem almost everywhere and everyone at one time or another has cheated.
I think the biggest reason students cheat is because teachers h... ... middle of paper ... ...eat. There is no excuse for cheating no matter what, and companies need to start implementing repercussions to punish people who try to cheat their way through the workplace. Whether you are cheating as a student through college, cheating in the workplace, or being cheated by a teacher, cheating is wrong. If you start cheating at a young age, the habit follows you through school, and even into your adult life. When you look at the statistics and see how many college students admit they have cheated, does it make you think twice about the professionals we trust?
Cheating has gotten a bad rap, it is something that will help one do well in this world and get what they want and/or need done to make any effect in the world. You have to cheat to get ahead in the real world, I am sorry to say that but, it is the truth. In a job interview one may add some things to their resume to make them better then the other people trying for the job. In the real world people cheat all the time, it is the only way to get things done in a quick and efficient manor. Academic cheating, for the most part is more helpful then hurtful.
That stomach churning feeling of guilt for many seems to appear as a small price to pay when completing an act of academic dishonesty. Colleen Wenke wrote an essay on cheating eighteen years ago called “Too Much Pressure”. In the past fifty years, the number of students who admit to cheating has increased fifty to seventy percent(Gaffe). Many people wonder what leads the students to make this unjust decision. Today, the reason for a rise in cheaters is because of how easy it has become, leading many students to the false conclusion that they aren’t breaking any rules; It is simply viewed as a shortcut to success in the classroom and beyond.
According to the 1998 poll of Who's Who Among American High School Students, 80% of the country's best students cheated to get to the top of their class. More than half the students surveyed said they don't think cheating is a big deal and most did not get caught. (http://www.stanford.edu/class/engr110/cheating.html). Cheating has grown more and more of a big problem. Schools need to crack down on it.
Another important reason is the lack of high self-esteem. Students with high self-esteem feel too embarrassed to cheat in exams. Instead, they think they have to study hard so to get full marks thanks to their knowledge. On the other hand, students with low self-esteem cheat on the exams whenever possible. They just think about the good grades because of cheating, and do not feel something wrong for their behavior.
Extracurricular classes have been shown to help students do better in school in general. If Kohn wants students to be creative then funding will help keep courses where creativity is nurtured open. Music and Art classes are usually the first class that are cut in order to save money. If anything is damaging creativity in students it’s a lack out outlets for that creativity. What is causing harm to students more so than grades is the growing cost of higher education and the demand for colligate degrees.
Cheating on academic work is a serious issue that most students admit to doing at some point in their academic career. Elite students are surprisingly the culprits of cheating, but hide it well. (Romm, para 5) Cheating is such a large issue that “70% of students from a sample of 1,800 from nine campuses said they had cheated at least once during their college careers.” (Schneider, para 9) Students cheat on academic work because of different, ongoing pressures in their lives. Understanding the student’s motives and pressures are essential to preventing cheating from occurring in the future. Students cheat for different reasons specific to them regarding their priorities, pressures and because of how easy it has become.