Pilots Caught Using "Cheat Sheets" on Exam

The Australian Civil Aviation and Safety Authority (CASA) recently revealed that numerous pilots were using cheat sheets during their Air Transport Pilot License exams. A pilot was discovered to have emailed exam answers to another candidate pilot[...]

Are you more likley to cheat in the morning or afternoon?

What would possibly prevent you from cheating in the morning, but not in the afternoon? According to a new study published in the Journal of Psychological Science, willpower.

Allegations of Cheating Result in Tests Being Invalidated

Students in Florida are scratching their heads after failing exams. This was the result of being flagged as potential cheaters by software that invalidates tests found to have suspiciously similar answer patterns. The test security company that[...]

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Increase in cheating among students and teachers detailed in annual report

According to an official report on malpractice for the summer 2013 GCSE and A level exams, cheating among teachers and students has gone up. The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) in the UK, reports that teacher[...]

MOOC's - Balancing Profit and Creativity

Connectivism and Connective Knowledge is considered the first MOOC ever offered. This was back in 2008. Five years later and MOOC is a household term.

Does a Honor Code Discourage Cheating?

In China, high school students are under a lot of pressure. Getting into college depends on students’ one-time performance at the annual college entrance exams. China, like many other countries, implements an educational system that prioritizes test[...]

Advances in Tech Offer New Exam Cheating Options

During a test in Jaipur, India, exam-takers used Bluetooth technology to discreetly retrieve test answers. The local police interrogated about 70 individuals involved in the cheating incident. Their mobile phones, headsets, and Bluetooth devices[...]

ProctorFree - Join Us At the Sloan-C Conference for Online Learning

Please join us in attendance at the Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The conference will be held November 20-22, 2013. Each year, this conference brings together thousands of college faculty,[...]

A further examination of why students cheat

We’ve talked before about the cheater’s high, how people experience satisfaction when they cheat. While it explains that unethical behavior can stimulate a sense of achievement for the cheater rather than shame or guilt, it doesn’t explain why we[...]