Student dishonesty and faculty responsibility

Ashvin Parameswaran

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    Abstract

    I ask the question, 'Are faculty who allow dishonesty morally responsible for their students' actions?' By 'allow' I mean ignoring dishonest actions or designing courses in ways that facilitate these actions. I answer this question via a discussion of four issues: normative expectations, doing versus allowing, unavoidable action, and consequentialism. I conclude that faculty who allow dishonesty are morally responsible for their students' actions; only the degree of moral responsibility varies from case to case.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)263-274
    JournalTeaching in Higher Education
    Volume12
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

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