Category: Social & Emotional Development

35 - If You're So Smart, Why Do You Cheat?

Friday, Nov 16
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Educators are surprised and disappointed when some of their brightest students cheat, even though they are clearly capable of completing assigned tasks successfully. To what extent do bright students cheat in their academic work, and what forms does it take? What can be done to teach academic integrity? How might we prevent or monitor academic dishonesty?


Scott L. Hunsaker

Distinguished Associate Professor of Honors Education
Utah State University
Logan, Utah

Christen C. Rose

Honors English Teacher
Davis School District
Smithfield, Utah