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Who Do I Want To Be?

Independence
Class Overview
1. One Problem-Solving Framework (7 Steps)
2. Cheating: Background information
3. Cheating: 7 Step Problem-Solving Framework in
Action
4. NCSU Code of Conduct
5. Mindset
7 Steps
to Solving
a Problem
Effectively
7 Steps to Solving a Problem Explained
Problem Solving Organizer
1. Problem
2. Other points of view
3. Options
4. Evaluate the options (Pros/Cons)
5. Solution
6. Document & steps to implement
7. Evaluation and monitoring
Cheating: Background Information
12
Reasons
Why
Students
Cheat
Which
Students
Cheat?
Ways
Students
Cheat
Cheating: 7 Step Problem-Solving Framework
in Action
Student was caught
cheating.

Student was caught cheating and would
like to repair relationship with one or more
of the following:

Classmates

Instructor

University

Ex: Copying from someone else’s
Student, Classmate,
Instructor, University

Self: I let myself down,
put my reputation at risk,
face Code of Conduct
consequences and my
actions are unfair to
honest students.
Classmate: You put my academic integrity and GPA at risk; you lost my
trust.

Instructor: You have lost the opportunity to measure your learning, lost my
trust and will earn zero credit for the course.

University: You are in violation of our student Code of Conduct, diminished
the prestige of a NCSU degree and implied that a quality education is not a
1. Confess
2. Deny the
Cheating
Confess Deny

PRO PRO

• Honesty is the best policy • Maintain your reputation
• Avoid intense repercussions of
• Don’t have to “remember” cheating
story

• Will feel better CON

CON • Instructor will watch more
closely
• Complete/accept • A seed of doubt has been
Confess

Possible consequences:

• May go on academic
record

• May not fully earn back
trust

• May earn a zero on the
assignment /class
Today I will confess
to my instructor that
I cheated.

OR

I will confess in the
moment if I am
1.Take responsibility for your mistake. caught cheating.

2.Show remorse.

3.Explain why you cheated.

4.Accept the consequences

5.Move on
1. Take responsibility for your mistake.

a. Confess in the moment

b. Tell the instructor that you cheated in person if not yet discovered

2. Show remorse.

a. Act sorry

b. Show emotions

3. Explain why you cheated.

a. Give rationale behind actions

b. Avoid assumptions/provide reasonable explanation

4. Accept the consequences graciously.

a. Show you have learned your lesson/seriousness of offense
1.Instructor Relationship
a. Show desire to repair relationship

b. Attend office hours

c. Talk about challenges of course; seek
advice

2.Self Relationship
a. Determine why you cheated

b. Solutions: Tutor, study an extra
hour/week, prioritize, etc.

c. Cheating should NOT become routine
NCSU: Cheating (Code of Conduct)

Most common behaviors:

● Copying from another assignment or test
● Collaborating with others on an assignment when the professor
has required independent work
● Using outside resources when completing an assignment or test
● Falsifying test answers or grades

*All information quoted from NCSU Code of Conduct
Cheating includes, but is not limited to:

NCSU Code of Conduct
Continued

NCSU Code of Conduct
NCSU Cheating: Academic Misconduct
Consequences

Potential Consequences:

• Academic integrity
probation

• Reduction in grade

• No credit
*All information quoted from NCSU
Code of Conduct • Education exercises
Cheating:
Beyond
The
Classroom
Mindset
Mindset Assessment Profile
Creating Your Mindset Assessment Profile
Growing Your Mind
Growth vs. Fixed Mindset
Trap of a Fixed Mindset
• We get stuck in old patterns and routines

• We become lazy when it comes to risk and growth

• We make excuses as to why we can’t change or grow or make a
difference

• The above prevents us from becoming what we’re capable of
becoming.

Growth Mindset in Action
Women from one of the poorest slums of Uganda, earning less than a
dollar a day, raised over $1,000 USD for the victims of Hurricane
Katrina.
1. Believe your brain works like a muscle.

a. Brains can be developed

b. Stop hiding behind excuses and be honest

2. Use the word “yet.”

a. Be honest about challenges

b. I am not a good dancer...yet

3. Affirm variables that are in our control. Build a Growth Mindset
a. Affirm effort → get more effort

b. “I love the strategy you used on that problem.” / “I love your work ethic in practice.”

4. Surround yourself with “growth mindset” people.

a. You become more and more like the people around you.

b. Can choose your inner circle of people.
Who Do I Want To Be?

To what extent
do culture and
society