Peer Interaction to Decrease Cheating

an MCTC Communication Studies faculty member shared these articles/Teaching Tips with CTL:

An Underutilized Approach to Minimize Cheating


Peers can ultimately be a force for positive change in the classroom. Besides detecting academic misconduct and prevention policies, faculty can structure classes to help classmates feel empowered to maintain the honesty of academic course work.

Instructor’s Corner: Power in the Classroom: How Do Teachers Use It?


The result of this activity is that students gain important knowledge about communication. Specifically, students gain a heightened awareness of the role of power in the classroom, which they had not previously examined.

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