Fraud and Education (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
168
Utgivningsdatum
2001-04-01
Upplaga
annotated ed
Förlag
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Medarbetare
Eckstein, Max A.
Illustrationer
bibliography, index
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780742510319
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Fraud and Education gives an informative overview of cheating in examinations in the U.S. and foreign countries and of the current state of fraud in education and research. It differs however, from many popular treatises on the same subject, in that it is not intended as a blanket condemnation of American (or foreign) education. Instead of assigning blame for the prevalence of fraud, the authors point to such factors as growth in the number of persons engaged in education and research, pressures on individuals to succeed, improvements in communications (especially the Internet and e-mail), and in techniques of document reproduction.
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Noah and Eckstein have produced a provocative and absorbing book about fraud in the world of education, a topic that many would just as soon ignore. Their observations will chill and, sometimes, infuriate you, but never bore you. At a time when so many people are discussing academic standards, it is intriguing to speculate on just what such standards will mean in a climate where dishonesty is apparently rife. -- Gene I. Maeroff, director, Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media Teachers College, Columbia University

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Harold J. Noah and Max A. Eckstein have jointly authored six previous books and numerous articles. Noah is Gardner Cowles Professor Emeritus of Economics and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University. Eckstein is Professor Emeritus, Queens College, City University of New York. Both are Honorary Fellows of the Comparative and International Education Society, an award given 'in recognition of exceptional distinction in scholarly contributions.'

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Chapter 1 The Fraud Problem Chapter 2 The Cheating Game Chapter 3 Credentials Fraud Chapter 4 Professional Misconduct Chapter 5 Integrity: Countering Fraud Chapter 6 References Chapter 7 Index