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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[...]

Can Online Classes Deter Cheating?

A McCabe and Treviño (Rutgers University) study took 1,800 students at nine medium to large-sized universities to examine the influence of contextual and individual factors on cheating behavior. Contextual factors of behaviors, such as peer cheating[...]

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.

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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[...]

The Importance of an Honor Code Culture

An interesting study in relation to cheating and honor codes found that the lowest level of cheating among students occurred at a school that did not have an honor code. In contrast, it found that a school with an 100-year-old honor code had one of[...]

"How can they catch me if they don't see me?"

With the increase of online course development, how students will uphold academic integrity is a major concern. In the “Cheating in the Digital Age: Do Students Cheat More in Online Courses? study, 635 undergraduate and graduate students[...]

ProctorFree - NCTA14 Exhibitor

Going to conferences can sometimes be hit-or-miss as an exhibitor. Attendance is usually an estimated number, the exhibit hall might have an awkward layout, and you can get poor table placement. None of that happened last week – NCTA14 rocked!

The[...]

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[...]