Cheating on the rise in UK universities during Covid, say researchers

From The Guardian: “UK researchers are warning of an alarming rise in cheating in universities since the Covid pandemic hit, after detecting a tripling of requests to a major ‘homework help’ website and an increase in the number of ‘essay mills’ as courses and assessments have moved online. Researchers at Imperial College London (ICL) studied requests to Chegg, a US-based homework support website, and found students were using the site to ask for help with exam-style questions and receiving answers live, potentially within exam time limits, raising concerns about the credibility of online assessment.”
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