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61.9% of Undergraduates Cybercheat

February 8th, 2011 02:00 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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RichDiesal writes “A recent study of 1222 undergraduates found that 61.9% of them “cybercheat,” which involves using the Internet illicitly to get higher grades. Some of the quotes from students are a bit troubling. As one 19-year-old engineering student put it, “As more and more people are using the Internet illegally (i.e. limewire etc.), I feel that the chances of being caught or the consequences of my actions are almost insignificant. So I feel no pressure in doing what ever everybody else is doing/using the Internet for.”"

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