Categories
Blog

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 […]

Categories
Blog

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 […]

Categories
Blog

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 […]

Categories
Blog

This Week in Cheating: Outsource that Online Essay!    

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 class. The big focus, and most popular buy across […]

Categories
Blog

Cheating by the Numbers

Our friends at BestCollegeReviews asked us to share the infographic below. We thought it contained some great data about academic integrity and student cheating so here it is. Source: BestCollegeReviews.org

Categories
Blog

University of Colorado Denver Students Allegedly Cheated To Pass Classes

Students at the University of Colorado Denver allegedly paid others to pass their online classes for them. The University is now looking into these cheating allegations after the issue has been making the rounds in the local news. Wealthy students from overseas are thought to have other people take their classes for them. A man […]

Categories
Blog exam proctoring online proctor Test Cheating

Why do we cheat?

We’ve talked before about the cheater’s high, how people experience satisfaction when they cheat. While it explains that unethical behavior can stimulate a sense of achievement for the cheater rather than shame or guilt, it doesn’t explain why we resort to this unethical behavior in the first place. The Cheater’s High study showed that people […]