But the tactic of making the students fear discovery is wrong anyway. Only a a code of honor can help. Such agreements were abolished during the student unrests of the 60s, but are slowly coming back into fashion.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Only an honor code can help
Donald L. McCabe gave a talk in Berlin and three in Bielefeld at the beginning of February on his latest research into plagiarism attitudes and the number of people self-reporting plagiarism. The Berlin Tagesspiegel has published a good interview with him about the topic of honor codes.