When someone says “Don’t cheat” what do they really mean? Students often commit acts of academic dishonesty not because they are lazy, but because they did not understand that what they were doing was considered cheating. This video will explore various definitions of cheats in order to help you communicate clearly to your students what you define as cheating.
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