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Universities and institutions of superior learning have codes of conduct, plagiarism, and
educational honesty policies which students must hold to for academic success. It is necessary to
the integrity of students, educational institutions, and faculty that academic integrity policies are
followed as written to avoid incidence of academic dishonesty, plagiarism, and violations to the
code of behavior. In spite of the procedures and policies for academic honesty, student conduct
and plagiarism violations to the code of behavior occur often. However, to have academic
honesty, academic fraudulence must be avoided. What is considered academic fraudulence?
What causes students to assign acts of academic dishonesty? What anticipatory measures can be
implemented to reduce the incidents of plagiarism, academic dishonesty, and violations of the
code of conduct? And finally who is in the end affected by violating, rules, regulations and
policies related to academic dishonesty. This paper will focus on the cause and effect of
academic honesty.
Current studies have exposed that there is an important rise in the occurrence of academic
honesty, such as taking infractions and plagiarism.
According to Deddes, (2011) 85% of students admitted to incidents of academic
dishonesty by text messaging containing answers to questions sent to a different student during
test taking and committing acts of plagiarism by proposed papers written by others and declared
the work as their own. According to Sikes, (2008)a study conducted in the UK of 93 educational
institution exposed 9229 plagiarism cases within a year. With the appearance and amplified use
of the internet students easily recover data and use as their own this leads to academic dishonesty
which is on the increase not only in the United States but globally (Bartlett, 2009). Academic

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dishonesty is a grave offense and not only destroys the status of the person committing the act,
but is an affront to faulty as well as the educational institution or university (Gambescia, 2007).
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References
Bartlett, T. (2009). Cheating Goes Global as Essay Mills Multiply. Chronicle of Higher
Education, 55(28), A1-A5.
Gambescia, S. F. (2007, Winter). A Best Practice Protocol for Handling Academic Honesty
Issues With Adult Students. The Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 55(1), 47-55.
Geddes, K. A. (2011, Spring). Academic Dishonesty Among Gifted and High-Achieving
Students. Gifted Child Today, 34(2), 50-56.
Sikes, P. (2008, March). Will the Real Author Come Forward? Questions of Ethics, Plagiarism,
Theft and Collusion in Academic Research Writing. International Journal of Research &
Method in Education, 32(1), 13-24.
Sparks, S. D. (2011). Studies Shed Light on How Cheating Impedes Learning. Education Week,
30(26), 1-5.