How Much Help Is Too Much?

TitleHow Much Help Is Too Much?
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsSchrag, B
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsCHEMISTRY , Mentoring , SCIENCE , Supervisor/Trainee , Supervisor/Trainee Relationships
AbstractA mentor tries to help a student having troubles in his studies by helping him out on tests, adding him as an author on a paper when the student's own experiments fail, and assisting him during his dissertation. How far is too far when a mentor helps out his student?
NotesBrian Schrag, ed., Research Ethics: Cases and Commentaries, Volume 6, Bloomington, Indiana: Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, 2002
Audience LevelGraduate Students