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 performance and in some ways practices a “teach to the test” mentality. Inevitably, the increasing reliance on test
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 were confiscated to facilitate the investigation. It’s been revealed that the cheating scheme involved a shared configuration that allow these men
The Minnesota Department of Education lets school districts resolve cheating issues themselves. In 2013, over 159 test security notices were been sent to the Minnesota Department of Education. What often happens is that a school district official reports a test security issue to the state and the state, more often than not, will simply ask
What we knew about cheating and its emotional consequences is thrown out of the window in view of a new study’s findings. A study titled, “The Cheater’s High: The Unexpected Affective Benefits of Unethical Behavior” debunks the assumption that unethical behavior elicits negative feelings of shame, guilt or anxiety. The research asserts that people who
Theresa, McBain, a former Methodist minister, has been ousted from her position with a Humanist group at Harvard after admitting she overstated her educational experience. The resulting fallout shows why it is so important to follow up and ensure that when verifying credentials, you are getting the best information possible. In the case of Ms.