The Year in Plagiarism: Really, Should We Care About Cheating?
by P.D. Lesko In a few weeks, the 2012-2013 academic year will ease, grind, screech and/or jolt to a stop, depending on one’s perspective. Final exams and essays will be graded by faculty members on whose shoulders the responsibility for policing academic honesty falls. This is a particularly difficult part of the job for non-tenured faculty, whose terms of employment are often tenuous, at best. In May of 2012, AdjunctNation reported the story of Central Connecticut State University lecturer Ronald Moss. According to that piece: A college history professor who assigned a 2006 term paper now at the heart of […]