When faculty are asked “why students cheat?” they often cite different reasons from what a student would say. In this video, I highlight why students cheat. We begin be looking at some of the research on why students cheat and then we look at a theory as to why students cheat in order to minimize academic dishonesty.


  1. Academic dishonesty
  2. Definitions of terms from the ASU Provost’s website
  3. Cyber-bullying
  4. Provost’s website on Academic Integrity