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Annotations to Cheating and Academic Integrity

On February 9, 2000 Qiana Bush wrote about Cheating and Structural Violence:

Prepared! I found letter A to be interesting, abut the most appropriate answer to cheating being viewed as something more than a moral deficiency. It seems that if a student is cheating because they do not fully grasp the concept of their course material then the instructor is at fault.

On February 10, 2000, jeanne answered:

Maybe not at fault, but the communication is a problem in both directions. The student's response is magical and superstitious, both of which I consider more conducive to getting better communication between us than simply considering the student's response as criminal. This is one of the problems with labelling: it leads to oversimplified categorizations and blaming, and often we are wrong in our perceptions. We need to be more aware of mis-communication. jeanne