Students Lie on Course Evaluations, Study Finds

About a third of students at two universities admit that they fib in year-end course evaluations, The Des Moines Register reports. In a survey of students at Southeastern Oklahoma State University and the University of Northern Iowa, some said they exaggerated in a positive direction, but more said they tended to bend the truth in a negative way. The study is to be published next year in the journal Marketing Education Review.

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