The North Carolina Chapel Hill University has been under public scrutiny again after more details have leaked regarding its academic-fraud scandal, according to which, 384 students and alumni took fraudulent classes in the African Studies department. The scandal was examined by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission (SACSC), the review panel revealed that
With the rise of online education there comes the outbreak of cheaters. Educators are scurrying to stay ahead of the game in cheating. Online courses have emerged for participants (mostly professors) to teach ways of identifying and catching cheating students. Software is on the route to certify courses and use best practices for academic integrity.
Administrators are increasing their awareness of possible cheating by younger generations through social media. As more students possess mobile phones, they feel the need to publicize their every move on the internet, including photos of test booklets. Is this an innocent action? Or a deliberate move to cheat? Just as we evolve through the generations,
The shockwaves are still being felt in Atlanta with approximately 34 teachers and administrators being indicted in one of the largest testing and cheating scandals to date. “Prosecutors allege the 35 named defendants conspired to either cheat, conceal cheating or retaliate against whistle-blowers in an effort to bolster C.R.C.T. scores for the benefit of financial