You've all probably heard about the recent cheating incident at the University of Central Florida. I can empathize with the pain experienced by Professor Richard Quinn as I too have had students cheat in the past.
Dr. Grace Ann Rosile (New Mexico State University) tells about her experience with having students cheat in the October 2007 issue of the Journal of Management Education. She ended up flunking almost 25 percent of her class when they were caught cheating by having other students text message them the answers during the exam. She tells a compelling story of how she felt and how she ended up making the experience a teaching moment. You can access her article here: Download Rosile
Here are some of my tips for being proactive and preventing cheating in the classroom.