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CTLgrads Summer Bookclub – Cheating Lessons

June 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

What motivates students to cheat and how can we prevent cheating? Join us every other week for this summer’s CTLgrads Bookclub as we read Cheating Lessons (2013) by James Lang, PhD, and dig into the research on student learning, memory, attention, and motivation and what it can tell us about why students cheat. These sessions are open to graduate students and postdocs, feel free to join any or all sessions throughout the summer! Please read the pages/sections listed below in order to contribute to and learn from this bookclub session.

Register here.

Pre-reading for this session:

Pages 75-105 (Last half of Chapter 4 through the end of Chapter 5: Learning for Mastery)
Access Lang’s book on Clio here: https://clio.columbia.edu/catalog/14043242

Participants are expected to read approximately 35 pages prior to each session. During our discussions, we will focus on how to translate education research and Lang’s recommendations into our own teaching practices—in person or online.

Lang, J. (2013). Cheating lessons: Learning from academic dishonesty. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.


The CTLgrads Bookclub will be held ONLINE. Registered participants will be sent a meeting ID and passcode to join this session via Zoom.
Same-day registrations must be handled by emailing CTLgrads@columbia.edu.
Columbia University makes every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Contact ColumbiaCTL@columbia.edu or 212.854.1692 for accommodations.

This event may be photographed. Note, if this is an online event, CTL staff may take screenshots. For concerns, contact ColumbiaCTL@columbia.edu.