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Academic Dishonesty Motivations

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1. Give an explanation of how the factors that you selected might motivate students to engage in academic dishonesty.

2. Explain the responsibilities of an online instructor in reporting academic dishonesty and explain how these responsibilities play a role in maintaining the integrity of the institution

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The first factor that I have selected is that others indulge in academic dishonesty so I must also do it. From the expectancy theory, we know that if a person feels that performance reward linkage is broken because others also indulge in academic dishonesty the person will be motivated to indulge in academic dishonesty. The second factor is that unrealistic demand for academic achievement is placed by authorities. ...

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242 words discuss the motivating factors that might bring a student to comit academic dishonesty as well as the instructor's responsibilities in these cases.