Tag: academic dishonesty (2)

This Week in Cheating - Honor Codes Making a Comeback

A cheating deterrent going back as far anyone can seem to remember is to pledge an oath, a vow, to swear on something, or just simply read an honor code. It’s even Numbers 30:2 “If a man vows a vow to the Lord, or swears an oath to bind himself by a[...]

ProctorFree - This Week in Cheating

Normally this blog series covers a cheating scandal or discusses new cheating methods and quells any anxiety by showing how ProctorFree can stop, prevent and detect any academic integrity issues. Once in a while we see an exemplar educational[...]

ProctorFree - This Week in Cheating

Facebook is, in my opinion, my generation’s greatest gift to humanity. It allows us to perform a myriad of social interactions ranging from the ever pleasing casual birthday greeting, to the more clandestine photo stalking.

Facebook even let’s us[...]

SACSCOC 2014 Highlights

SACSCOC (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges) 2014 was a momentous conference set in an incredible facility. The ProctorFree team has had a chance to reflect and wants to share some of the highlights with you.

The[...]

ProctorFree- This Week in Cheating - Outsource Online Essays

In the past week we’ve heard of two web-based services (Here and here; and honestly researching this blog we found a few more) that will write your online essay for you, take your online test, and whatever else you want them to do in your online[...]

ProctorFree - This Week in Cheating: Cicret Wearable technology

A new startup out of France has a cool new device to view your phone…and everyone is freaking out!

Cicret, (pronounced secret…I guess since this other app is named Secret they got a little clever with the spelling. And even that Secret had to get a[...]

ProctorFree - Proud to Present and Exhibit at Quality Matters

I spent the better part of last week in Baltimore for the Quality Matters 6th Annual Meeting. Now I have been traveling to lots of conferences this year for ProctorFree, but this one was quite different. I think it has to do with some of their[...]

Online Testing Products Can Increase Teacher Effectiveness

Just yesterday we came across a well done post on MiddleWeb as part of their “New Teacher Series” titled “What an Effective Teacher’s Classroom Looks Like.” The article is worth the click. The authors, Annette Breaux and Todd Whitaker, lay out[...]

Medical students use iPads to cheat on exam

24 medical students at the University of Adelaide, Australia, were implicated in a cheating scandal involving iPads. The 14 fifth-year medicine students admitted their participation and 10 others were discovered after the University performed a[...]

Does performance-oriented learning encourage cheating?

Can cheating among students be reduced if students are given the right motivation not to? When students cheat it’s considered the student’s fault. People rarely trace cheating back to teacher failure or inadequacy of approach. James M. Lang,[...]