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Psychology of Academic Cheating

Psychology of Academic Cheating Book
Author : Eric M. Anderman,Tamera B. Murdock
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2011-04-28
ISBN : 9780080466491
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Who cheats and why? How do they cheat? What are the consequences? What are the ways of stopping it before it starts? These questions and more are answered in this research based investigation into the nature and circumstances of Academic Cheating. Cheating has always been a problem in academic settings, and with advances in technology (camera cell phones, the internet) and more pressure than ever for students to test well and get into top rated schools, cheating has become epidemic. At the same time, it has been argued, the moral fiber of society as a whole has dampened to find cheating less villainous than it was once regarded. Who cheats? Why do they cheat? and Under what circumstances? Psychology of Academic Cheating looks at personality variables of those likely to cheat, but also the circumstances that make one more likely than not to try cheating. Research on the motivational aspects of cheating, and what research has shown to prevent cheating is discussed across different student populations, ages and settings. Summarizes 50 years of academic cheating trends in K-12 and postsecondary institutions Examines the methodology of academic cheating including the effect of new technologies Reviews and discusses existing theories and research about the motivation behind academic cheating

Encyclopedia of Adolescence

Encyclopedia of Adolescence Book
Author : Roger J.R. Levesque
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2011-09-05
ISBN : 1441916946
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Encyclopedia of Adolescence breaks new ground as an important central resource for the study of adolescence. Comprehensive in breath and textbook in depth, the Encyclopedia of Adolescence – with entries presented in easy-to-access A to Z format – serves as a reference repository of knowledge in the field as well as a frequently updated conduit of new knowledge long before such information trickles down from research to standard textbooks. By making full use of Springer’s print and online flexibility, the Encyclopedia is at the forefront of efforts to advance the field by pushing and creating new boundaries and areas of study that further our understanding of adolescents and their place in society. Substantively, the Encyclopedia draws from four major areas of research relating to adolescence. The first broad area includes research relating to "Self, Identity and Development in Adolescence". This area covers research relating to identity, from early adolescence through emerging adulthood; basic aspects of development (e.g., biological, cognitive, social); and foundational developmental theories. In addition, this area focuses on various types of identity: gender, sexual, civic, moral, political, racial, spiritual, religious, and so forth. The second broad area centers on "Adolescents’ Social and Personal Relationships". This area of research examines the nature and influence of a variety of important relationships, including family, peer, friends, sexual and romantic as well as significant nonparental adults. The third area examines "Adolescents in Social Institutions". This area of research centers on the influence and nature of important institutions that serve as the socializing contexts for adolescents. These major institutions include schools, religious groups, justice systems, medical fields, cultural contexts, media, legal systems, economic structures, and youth organizations. "Adolescent Mental Health" constitutes the last major area of research. This broad area of research focuses on the wide variety of human thoughts, actions, and behaviors relating to mental health, from psychopathology to thriving. Major topic examples include deviance, violence, crime, pathology (DSM), normalcy, risk, victimization, disabilities, flow, and positive youth development.

21st Century Education A Reference Handbook

21st Century Education  A Reference Handbook Book
Author : Thomas L Good
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release : 2008-10-01
ISBN : 1452265992
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook offers 100 chapters written by leading experts in the field that highlight the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates facing educators today. This comprehensive and authoritative two-volume work provides undergraduate education majors with insight into the rich array of issues inherent in education—issues informing debates that involve all Americans. Key Features: · Provides undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source ideal for their classroom research needs, preparation for GREs, and research into directions to take in pursuing a graduate degree or career · Offers more detailed information than encyclopedia entries, but not as much jargon, detail, or density as journal articles or research handbook chapters · Explores educational policy and reform, teacher education and certification, educational administration, curriculum, and instruction · Offers a reader-friendly common format: Theory, Methods, Applications, Comparison, Future Directions, Summary, References and Further Readings 21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook is designed to prepare teachers, professors, and administrators for their future careers, informing the debates and preparing them to address the questions and meet the challenges of education today.

Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology

Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology Book
Author : Neil J. Salkind
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2008
ISBN : 1412916887
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The field of educational psychology draws from a variety of diverse disciplines including human development across the life span, measurement and statistics, learning and motivation, and teaching. And within these different disciplines, many other fields are featured including psychology, anthropology, education, sociology, public health, school psychology, counseling, history, and philosophy. In fact, when taught at the college or university level, educational psychology is an ambitious course that undertakes the presentation of many different topics all tied together by the theme of how the individual can best function in an "educational" setting, loosely defined as anything from pre-school through adult education. Educational psychology can be defined as the application of what we know about learning and motivation, development, and measurement and statistics to educational settings (both school- and community-based).

Feel bad Education

Feel bad Education Book
Author : Alfie Kohn
Publisher : Beacon Press
Release : 2011
ISBN : 0807001406
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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One of education's most outspoken voices presents a challenging and entertaining writing on where we should go in American education. Kohn argues in the title essay with those who think that high standards mean joylessness in the classroom.

Cheating on Tests

Cheating on Tests Book
Author : Gregory J. Cizek
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 1999-07-01
ISBN : 1135672512
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cheating on Tests is the first book to offer a comprehensive look at this pervasive and weighty problem. It is organized around seven major objectives: introduce and define the problem of cheating and document the extent of its occurrence; catalog and present information on the methods used to cheat on tests; provide information on methods useful for preventing cheating; describe methods used to detect cheating once it has occurred; synthesize what is known about predispositions, correlates, and cultural differences in cheating; summarize legal issues related to cheating; and illustrate ways in which individuals and institutions respond to cheating.

Cheating in School

Cheating in School Book
Author : Stephen F. Davis,Patrick F. Drinan,Tricia Bertram Gallant
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-09-07
ISBN : 1444356836
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cheating in School is the first book to present the research on cheating in a clear and accessible way and provide practical advice and insights for educators, school administrators, and the average lay person. Defines the problems surrounding cheating in schools and proposes solutions that can be applied in all educational settings, from elementary schools to post-secondary institutions Addresses pressing questions such as “Why shouldn’t students cheat if it gets them good grades?” and “What are parents, teachers, businesses, and the government doing to unintentionally persuade today’s student to cheat their way through school?” Describes short and long term deterrents that educators can use to foster academic integrity and make honesty more profitable than cheating Outlines tactics and strategies for educators, administrators, school boards, and parents to advance a new movement of academic integrity instead of dishonesty

Learning and the E Generation

Learning and the E Generation Book
Author : Geoff Underwood,Jean D. M. Underwood,Lee Farrington-Flint
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2015-02-16
ISBN : 0631208607
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Revised edition of the author's Computer and learning.

Child and Adolescent Development in Your Classroom

Child and Adolescent Development in Your Classroom Book
Author : Christi Crosby Bergin,David Allen Bergin
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2014-01-01
ISBN : 1285965604
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Covering development from early childhood through high school in an easy-to-follow format, this book provides future teachers with authentic, research-based strategies and guidelines for their classrooms. The authors apply child development concepts to topics of high interest and relevance to teachers, including classroom discipline, constructivism, social-emotional development, and many others. A strong emphasis on diversity among children is reflected throughout. Case studies and real-world vignettes further bridge the distance between research and the classroom, helping future teachers be better prepared to create an environment that promotes optimal development in children. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Leadership Change and Organizational Development

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Leadership  Change  and Organizational Development Book
Author : H. Skipton Leonard,Rachel Lewis,Arthur M. Freedman,Jonathan Passmore
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2013-02-14
ISBN : 111832644X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A state-of-the-art reference, drawing on key contemporary research to provide an in-depth, international, and competencies-based approach to the psychology of leadership, change and OD Puts cutting-edge evidence at the fingertips of organizational psychology practitioners who need it most, but who do not always have the time or resources to keep up with scholarly research Thematic chapters cover leadership and employee well-being, organizational creativity and innovation, positive psychology and Appreciative Inquiry, and leadership-culture fit Contributors include David Cooperrider, Manfred Kets de Vries, Emma Donaldson-Feilder, Staale Einarsen, David Day, Beverley Alimo-Metcalfe, Michael Chaskalson and Bernard Burnes

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2011

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2011 Book
Author : Gerard P. Hodgkinson,J. Kevin Ford
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-04-06
ISBN : 1119996244
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The twenty-sixth volume in the most prestigious series of annual volumes in the field of industrial and organizational psychology, providing authoritative and integrative reviews of the key literature in the field All chapters written by established experts and all topics carefully chosen to reflect the major concerns in both the research literature and in current practice Presents developments in such established areas as stress and well-being, consumer behavior, employee trust, deception and applicant faking, the assessment of job performance and work attitudes, and the employment interview Newer topics explored include methodological issues in the development and evaluation of multiple regression models, and the psychological impact of the physical office environment Each chapter offers a comprehensive and critical survey of the chosen topic, and each is supported by a valuable bibliography

Advances in Experimental Social Psychology

Advances in Experimental Social Psychology Book
Author : N.A
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2015-01-08
ISBN : 0128024720
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Advances in Experimental Social Psychology continues to be one of the most sought after and most often cited series in this field. Containing contributions of major empirical and theoretical interest, this series represents the best and the brightest in new research, theory, and practice in social psychology. This serial is part of the Social Sciences package on ScienceDirect. Visit info.sciencedirect.com for more information. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology is available online on ScienceDirect - full-text online of volume 32 onward. Elsevier book series on ScienceDirect gives multiple users throughout an institution simultaneous online access to an important complement to primary research. Digital delivery ensures users reliable, 24-hour access to the latest peer-reviewed content. The Elsevier book series are compiled and written by the most highly regarded authors in their fields and are selected from across the globe using Elsevier’s extensive researcher network. For more information about the Elsevier Book Series on ScienceDirect Program, please visit info.sciencedirect.com/bookseries/. One of the most sought after and most often cited series in this field Contains contributions of major empirical and theoretical interest Represents the best and the brightest in new research, theory, and practice in social psychology

Student Plagiarism in an Online World Problems and Solutions

Student Plagiarism in an Online World  Problems and Solutions Book
Author : Roberts, Tim S.
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2007-12-31
ISBN : 1599048035
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Twenty years ago, plagiarism was seen as an isolated misdemeanor, restricted to a small group of students. Today it is widely recognized as a ubiquitous, systemic issue, compounded by the accessibility of content in the virtual environment. Student Plagiarism in an Online World: Problems & Solutions describes the legal and ethical issues surrounding plagiarism, the tools and techniques available to combat the spreading of this problem, and real-life situational examples to further the understanding of the scholars, practitioners, educators, and instructional designers who will find this book an invaluable resource.

Designing Software Intensive Systems Methods and Principles

Designing Software Intensive Systems  Methods and Principles Book
Author : Tiako, Pierre F.
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2008-07-31
ISBN : 1599047012
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

"This book addresses the complex issues associated with software engineering environment capabilities for designing real-time embedded software systems"--Provided by publisher.

Ethics in Psychology and the Mental Health Professions

Ethics in Psychology and the Mental Health Professions Book
Author : Gerald P. Koocher,Patricia Keith-Spiegel
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2008-01-16
ISBN : 0199882053
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Most mental health professionals and behavioral scientists enter the field with a strong desire to help others, but clinical practice and research endeavors often involve decision-making in the context of ethical ambiguity. Good intentions are important, but unfortunately, they do not always protect the practitioner and client from breaches in ethical conduct. Academics, researchers, and students also face a range of ethical challenges from the classroom to the laboratory. Now in a new expanded edition, Ethics in Psychology and the Mental Health Professions, the most widely read and cited ethics textbook in psychology, has emerged with a broadened scope extending across the mental health and behavioral science fields. The revised volume considers many of the ethical questions and dilemmas that mental health professionals encounter in their everyday practice, research, and teaching. The book has been completely updated and is now also relevant for counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, and psychiatrists, and includes the ethics codes of those groups as appendices. Providing both a critical assessment and elucidation of key topics in the APA's guidelines, this comprehensive volume takes a practical approach to ethics and offers constructive means for both preventing problems, recognizing, approaching, and resolving ethical predicaments. Written in a highly readable and accessible style, this new edition retains the key features which have contributed to its popularity, including hundreds of case studies that provide illustrative guidance on a wide variety of topics, including fee setting, advertising for clients, research ethics, sexual attraction, how to confront observed unethical conduct in others, and confidentiality, among others. Ethics in Psychology and the Mental Health Professions will be important reading for practitioners and students-in training. An instructors manual is available for professors on http://www.oup.com/us/companion.websites/9780195149111