Online cheating

From Inside Higher Education: ”We’ve all noticed a substantial uptick in reports of academic dishonesty since moving to remote instruction. What that means, and what to do about it, are less obvious…But I’m under no illusions that the majority of cases actually get reported…I rely on the professional judgment of the faculty to decide when the case is worth escalating…I suspect that there’s an element of opportunism in some of the new cheating. Students may feel emboldened by the familiar surroundings, and may underestimate just how much a webcam actually sees. Or, they may just not take the class quite as seriously as they would a traditional class. Either way, it’s disheartening…we can’t get back to campus fast enough.”

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