Tag: Academic Integrity (5)

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[...]

Harvard Introduces New Student Honest Pledge

Cheating scandals have pushed universities to tighten their academic integrity policies, implement stricter proctoring practices and even introduce new or revised honor codes, all in an effort to discourage students from cheating and plagiarism.

School leadership investigated for allowing extra time on exams

In two consecutive years, a principal of a middle school in New York, allegedly ordered teachers to give students up to twice the amount of allowed time for their English and Math state exams. The investigation surrounding the cheating incidents[...]

Students use social media to share test clues

Students across the state of Florida recently shared writing prompt questions on social media. The writing section prompt of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) can be easily obtained by following related hash tags on Twitter.

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[...]

Middlebury College to Proctor Economics Exams

Honor codes are meant to enhance student integrity and ensure colleges are regarded as communities of ethics-driven students. When honor codes permit non proctored exams, it doesn’t always work as the Middlebury Honor Code Review from last year[...]

Education Administrator Initially Ignores Cheating Scandal

In 2010, Noyes Education Campus principal, Adell Cothorne, instantly gets the word out regarding a cheating incident where teachers were erasing and correcting students’ test answers arbitrarily. The District of Columbia Schools chancellor learns[...]

Student Uses Tissue Paper in Attempt to Cheat on Exam

Students at Scottish Universities, including Glasgow and Aberdeen, developed resourceful exam-cheating methods. An undergraduate students had answers written on tissue paper and then checked them in the university’s toilets. According to Daily[...]

Air Force Cheating Scandal Widens

92 US nuclear missile officers implicated in a growing exam cheating scandal.

Student Cheating by the Numbers

Our friends at BestCollegeReviews asked us to share the infographic below. We thought it contained some great data about academic integrity and student cheating so here it is.