Degree of Acculturation Matters More Than Ethnicity in Student Plagiarism, Study Asserts

February 18, 2011

A new study aims to bust the stereotype that Asian students are more inclined to plagiarize than their peers are, concluding that how closely students identify with an ethnic heritage is more clearly associated with plagiarism than their ethnicity is. The study was conducted by researchers at California State University-East Bay and published in Human Organization.

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