Tag: cheating (3)

Student’s attempt to find impersonator for exam goes awry

A Seattle-based student created a Craigslist ad for a “taller college age brunette” in order to take an online college placement test for her. Some teachers, members of a private teaching Facebook group, found out about it and decided to act. They[...]

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,[...]

ProctorFree - School Changes Testing Protocols Because of Test Photos

Kapiolani Community College has made significant changes to its testing policies for their Radiologic Technology Program because of a student grievance that uncovered highly technical cheating. A photographed image of a test was circulated via email[...]

ProctorFree - International Center for Academic Integrity Annual Conf

Please join us in attendance at the 2014 International Center for Academic Integrity’s (ICAI) Annual Conference in Jacksonville, Florida from February 28th, 2014 to March 2nd, 2014. The ICAI conference brings together academic professionals from[...]

ProctorFree - Cheating on Employment Tests Could Go Wrong

There’s an ongoing debate on whether employment test are more accurate than actually having a prospective employee seen in action. Can a phone interview, an online proctored test or even a face-to-face interview provide an accurate picture of the[...]

ProctorFree - A Review of 2013 Cheating Scandals

As 2013 comes to a close, we thought we would take some time to review some of the top cheating scandals that we blogged about over the year. While it may seem redundant, we think it’s important to take a look and see how students, teachers, and[...]

Academic Ghost Writer Talks about Cheating in Higher Education

Dave Tomar, author of the Shadow Scholar: How I Made A Living Helping College Kids Cheat, offers an inside peek into how college-level cheating is a widely ingrained premise in higher education. Tomar has been an academic ghostwriter for most of the[...]

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ProctorFree - University of Albany Students Cheat for Cash

Here at ProctorFree, we have seen reports of students paying others to take classes or complete assignments for them. There are cheating websites everywhere that are using this business model. Students could even use eLance or ODesk to find quality[...]

ProctorFree-Avoiding Academic Dishonesty in the Classroom

Harvard University expelled around 70 students this month in response to a cheating scandal that rocked the university last year. In addition to the 70 students that were forced to withdraw, the media reports that around 100 additional students[...]