Quiz adapted from Real Talk; Lida Baker, Judith Tanka
Lack of effort/focus (4)Maybe I wasn't paying attension or I might probably be sleepingwas not paying attentionattentioni don’t pay attentioni was not paying attention at that moment when it was taught.may be....distractions or too tired or dry subject matterI was not really paying attention at the time, or did not read ahead of classI do not focus on itI am not concentratedwasn't paying attentionI am not paying attention!i didn't prepared well of the textbooksi am bored or unattentive. sometimes because of my science background i find business courses a bit challengingdo not pay enough attentioni some times dont pay attention so.........too shynormally i lost my consentration and need to read the text before the classmostly lack of concentration or lack of any idea about topicbecause I'm not paying attention or I feel sleepyI have'nt been paying attention, I've came in a few minutes late(10-15) and missed a chunk8:30 class it;s hard to concentrate.not concentratingI'm not paying enough atttentionAbsentmindedI cannot totally concentrateNOT PRESENCE OF MINDmultitaskingLack of interest or other disturbancesNot interestedDepression, Sleep DeprivedMy own personal focusing inabilitiesLack of sleeplack of concentrationi cant focus on what they speakDo not pay attentionNot concentrating properly focusingdistracting myselfIf topic is boringCARELESSNESSFatiqueLack of attentionnot attentivewas not paying attentiondoing some othr workI am not paying attention!i am not paying attention Vodka
Preventing AcademicMisconduct0Time for a quiz!0No cheating!!
Quiz: What is Cheating?Read the statements below. Mark the statements T (true) or F (false).1. You should put quotation marks (“ “) around anything that you copiedexactly from somewhere else.2. If you use someone else’s ideas in your writing but you don’t use their exactwords, you don’t need to say where you got the information.3. You have to give your source if the information comes from a book but not ifit comes from the Internet.4. Your teacher says Friday’s Grammar test is “open book.” This means it’s OKto open your book and use it during a test.5. During an open-book test, you are allowed to look at your neighbour’s testpaper.6. You and a friend are doing writing homework. She understands it. You don’t.It’s OK for her to explain the problem to you.7. If you don’t understand your homework, it’s OK just to copy your friend’sanswers and turn them in.8. If a group of students does homework together, it’s OK for everyone to turnin exactly the same answers.9. If you copy another person’s picture, homework, or test, it is a kind ofstealing.10. Copying is a serious issue in Canadian schools.11. ______ During a M/C test or exam, it is ok
(ref. IS 22, Pr 9)While ISs identified Prof delivery and lesson pace as the number one reason (28.9%) they don’tunderstand in class, the Profs cite student language skills and vocabulary as the main reason. Anotherdiscrepancy the data reveals is that ISs rank lack of effort/focus highly (21.3%) as to why they don’tunderstand, while no Profs at all cited this as a reason.(ISs) When I don’t understand in class, the reasons are(Profs) When International Students don’t understand in class, the reasons are:ISs PrProf delivery, lesson pace 65 18Vocabulary 27 25Student language skills 33 68Lack of effort/focus 48 0Cultural gap 20 23Content related 12 3Interference, distractions 4 5No problem 7 1Other 11 10
(ref. IS 40, DS 22)Both ISs and DSs identify language as the biggest challenge in working together. 77.2% of DSs responsesidentified this challenge, while the ISs response was more spread out, including language (43.9%) DSsattitude (17.2%) (0 DSs identified this as a challenge), cultural differences (9.9%) and no significantchallenges (14.6%).The biggest challenge in my experience in working with ISs was: IS (191/229) DS (264/343)Language 84 (43.9%) 204 (77.2%)Cultural Differences 19 (9.9%) 0 (0%)Plagiarism 0 (0%) 7 (2.6%)No Challenges 28 (14.6%) 22 (8.3%)Work Ethic 0 (0%) 10 (0.3%)DS Attitude 33 (17.2%) 0 (0%)Other/Nonsense 27 (14.1%) 21 (7.9%)
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