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Majority of Students Admit to Cheating in College

Want to see a magic trick? OK, follow along. I can predict with extreme accuracy whether or not you cheated in college. Regardless of once, twice, or for all 4 years. It doesn’t matter if it was one assignment with a smidgen of plagiarism, a little eye-wandering on the big test, or full-blown stealing the […]

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This week in Cheating: Stranger than Fiction

Apparently in the revelry following the New Zealand All Blacks win in the Rugby World Cup, some overly excited student at Auckland based Avondale College circulated a hoax letter describing a new cheating deterrent. Deterrence is a big deal for us academic integrity folks. It’s like a no-harm/no-foul pre-emptive strike where everyone can test happily. […]

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This Week in Cheating: Go To Jail

So if I understand this article correctly (click here), in China there is an exam you take in high school that determines your future education potential and career opportunities. It doesn’t get much more “high stakes” than that.  Where there are high stakes exams you’ll inevitably find cheaters, just like how autumn brings out every […]

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NCTA 2015 Presentation Preview

The National College Testing Association Conference (NCTA 2015) in St. Pete, Florida is less than a week away and I can barley contain my excitement! Not just because it’s a great conference, not just because I get to see a bunch of my friends from different schools, not just because I get to go back […]

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Packing List, NCTA 2015

Greetings Test Lovers, If you are like me, and you live for academic integrity, nothing makes you happier than getting together with several hundred academics and university staff to discuss testing. Next week I’ll be travelling to the greatest state in the union, Florida: where the sun is always shining and the people are all […]

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This Week in Cheating: Apple Watch Ban

Full disclosure here, people. I’m an Apple Fan-boy. Big time. I have a MacBook, an iPad, and iPhone, I’ve had an iPod Nano 5th gen for years, heck I even had the Limited Edition U2 iPod in High School. Obviously, I deeply covet the Apple Watch. Even if calling it a watch is like calling […]

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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 pledge, he shall not break his […]

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This Week in Cheating: Using Facebook to Share Quizzes and Test

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 follow our favorite brands and celebrities, and this cool page.  Facebook allows us to organize our friends […]

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Meet Jeff, our new Director of Partner Relations

Jeffrey Kaplan just joined the team at ProctorFree as the Director of Partner Relations. Jeff recently moved to the area from the University of Florida where he was the Head Teaching Assistant and Program Associate at the Warrington College of Business Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He graduated with his Master’s in Entrepreneurship in 2013 […]

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School District Administrator Fails to Investigate 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 about it within 24 hours but doesn’t initiate any probe into the matter. Emails retrieved from 2010 by the Associated Press, […]