Table 1. Characteristics of student nodes during the Cheating to Learn review session and exam. Node size is the number of students per node.
Node sizeCompositionStrategies during review and examMean grade
2UndergradsReview: One worked alone, other was absent
Exam: Some communication, partial independence
78
2GradReview: Worked together
Exam: Extended interactions, planning essay
85
5UndergradsReview: 4 from same group, 1 absent
Exam: Left room, worked in student lounge
85
1UndergradReview: Worked with other students
Exam: Worked alone with earbuds in
90
3UndergradsReview: Same as exam node
Exam: Worked in room, moved to hallway
92
1 or 2UndergradsReview: Did not work together
Exam: Worked alone initially; one student sought input from an Evolution professor
80
1UndergradReview: Worked alone
Exam: Worked alone in room initially; left room and moved next to 3-person node
80