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Textile & Clothing Undergraduates' Recent Life Experiences: Are Students Stressed-Out?, Joy Michelle Kozar, Sara Brubacher, Mary B. Gregoire Nov 2004

Textile & Clothing Undergraduates' Recent Life Experiences: Are Students Stressed-Out?, Joy Michelle Kozar, Sara Brubacher, Mary B. Gregoire

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Conference Proceedings and Presentations

The purpose of this pilot study was to identify experiences that cause stress in the lives of textile and clothing undergraduate students. An assessment of this type is important, as previous research has shown that high levels of stress are linked to negative feelings like tension, anxiety, sadness, fatigue and/or depression, which ultimately can impact the overall self-esteem and welfare of students.


Cheating And Moral Judgment In The College Classroom: A Natural Experiment, Tim West, Sue Ravenscroft, Charles B. Shrader Oct 2004

Cheating And Moral Judgment In The College Classroom: A Natural Experiment, Tim West, Sue Ravenscroft, Charles B. Shrader

Management Publications

The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a natural experiment involving academic cheating by university students. We explore the relationship of moral judgment (as measured using the defining issues test) to actual behavior, as well as the relationship between the honesty of students self-reports and the extent of cheating. We were able to determine the extent to which students actually cheated on the take-home portion of an accounting exam. The take-home problem was not assigned with the intent of inducing cheating among students. However, the high rate of observed cheating prompted the instructor to return to ...