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Cheating in college classes is widespread. (Mr_Stein/Flickr)
Cheating in college classes is widespread. (Mr_Stein/Flickr)

Cheating is a big problem. How big?

Consider this: Research shows that 75 percent of college students —  three out of four-- admit to cheating.

And those are only the students who admit it.

But there things we can do to curb cheating, says my guest today. And it doesn't involve making the penalties any harsher.


James Lang, director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College, and the author of Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty. You can find his recent op-ed on cheating here.


This segment aired on August 8, 2013.

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