August 11, 2020

Rettinger interviewed on Good Morning America

David Rettinger, associate professor of Psychological Science

David Rettinger, associate professor of Psychological Science and director of Academic Integrity Programs

David Rettinger, associate professor of psychology and director of Academic Integrity Programs was interviewed for a segment that aired on April 3 on Good Morning America entitled “We tried buying a college admissions essay online, here’s what happened.” “Contract cheating has grown a great deal over the past ten years,” said Rettinger, who is also the president of the International Center for Academic Integrity. “Students are willing to use internet sites, family members, friends and other technology to get contractors to do their work.”

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Rettinger Discusses the Prevalence of Cheating

David Rettinger, associate professor of Psychological Science

David Rettinger, associate professor of Psychological Science

Associate Professor of Psychological Sciences David Rettinger, who is also the president of the International Center for Academic Integrity, was quoted in an article on HowStuffWorks.com on the prevalence of cheating among college students. “The research I’ve seen and conducted doesn’t demonstrate a huge uptick in cheating,” Rettinger said. “Research by Prof. Don McCabe over the past 20 years shows up and downs in reported cheating. My more recent follow-ups indicated that the trend is continuing.” Rettinger references the late Donald L. McCabe, who is considered “the founding father of research on academic integrity,” and co-wrote the book “Cheating in College: Why Students Do It and What Educators Can Do About It.”

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Cheaters Never Win? Many U.S. High School Students Disagree (how stuff works.com)

COLUMN: A cheatin’ heart? (News and Tribune)

Rettinger Comments on Student Cheating

David Rettinger, associate professor of Psychological Science

David Rettinger, associate professor of Psychological Science

Associate Professor of Psychological Science David Rettinger was quoted about why student cheat in a column in the Indiana Evening News and Tribune.  “Cheating is contagious,” said Rettinger who told columnist Terry Stawar that seeing other students cheat disinhibits and increases the tendency to cheat. Rettinger also is president of the International Center for Academic Integrity, which aims to combat cheating, plagiarism and academic dishonesty.  View the article “A cheatin’ heart” at Cheating is contagious.

 

 

Rettinger Comments about Cheating in Journal of Accountancy

David Rettinger, associate professor of Psychological Science

David Rettinger, associate professor of Psychological Science

David Rettinger, associate professor of Psychological Science, provided his perspective on contract cheating in the Journal of Accountancy. Rettinger is the president of the International Center for Academic Integrity, which aims to combat cheating, plagiarism and academic dishonesty. To view his interview, visit How to identify and prevent contract cheating.

 

 

Former congressman Brat lands job at Liberty University business school (The Washington Post)

David Rettinger Quoted in Washington Post

Rep. Dave Brat, an economist, borrowed heavily from Bernanke in academic paper (The Washington Post)

“This is so lazy as to be dishonest,” said David Rettinger, chairman of the International Center for Academic Integrity and a psychology professor at the University of Mary Washington. “It’s not just a sentence here and there.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/rep-brat-an-economist-borrowed-heavily-from-bernanke-in-academic-paper/2018/10/22/cd5a0470-d616-11e8-aeb7-ddcad4a0a54e_story.html?utm_term=.dba4ec1960be

Rep. Dave Brat, an economist, borrowed heavily from Bernanke in academic paper (The Washington Post)

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