Preventing Cheating, Mark Smith

Report
How many of you ever
wondered if cheating
occurs in your classes?
8 Astonishing Stats on
Academic Cheating
0 60.8% of polled college students admitted to
cheating
0 The same poll revealed that 16.5% of them
didn't regret it
0 Cheaters have higher GPAs – 3.41 vs. 2.85
0 The public is more concerned with cheating
than college officials – 41% vs. 34%
8 Astonishing Stats on
Academic Cheating
0 Cheating college students likely start in high
school – 75% - 98% admit to cheating
0 85% of them think cheating is essential
0 95% of cheaters don't get caught
0 Top-tier paper mill website average about
8,000 hits a day
Online Education Database, Published on Sunday 19th 2010f December, 2010
Recent Cheating Scenarios
at Temple College
0 Online Biology Exams – India
0 Taking online tests together (Group Testing)
or for multiple learners
0 Using cell phone
0 View pictures of definitions, or
0 Take pictures of exams
0 Accessing notes area of graphing calculator
0 Learners buying online faculty test booklets
for the standard end of program tests
Recent Cheating Scenarios
0 Notes on inside of water/soda bottle
0 Typed very small font notes in the format of
nutrition facts and ingredients and taped them to
that area on a beverage bottle http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to-cheat-anytest-with-soda-bottle-321427/
0 Plagiarism - Coping and Pasting from Internet
0 Fake ID to take exam for another learner
0 Fake Proctor
0 Other examples?
Tallahassee CC Cheating
Prevention Website
0 http://www.tcc.fl.edu/about_tcc/academic_affairs
/division_of_library_services/faculty_library_resou
rces/cheating_prevention_in_college_classrooms
0 EXAMPLES:
0 Cell phones
0 Water Bottles
0 Writing on Body
0 Changing Answers on Graded Exam
0 Impersonation
0 Hats
For Pay Cheating
Companies
0 Will pay for help with online tests
0 http://www.mymathgenius.com/
0 Someone to take my online algebra test
0 http://aolanswers.com/questions/cheat_online_class
es_8622677151217/proud_tried_sites_www_504157
373047593
0 http://www.paymetodoyourhomework.com/
0 http://www.noneedtostudy.com/
0 http://myonlineworker.com/
0 http://www.iwilltakeyouronlineclass.com/
0 http://www.essaywritingcompany.com/
Prevention Techniques
0 Respondus
0 Test Development Tips
0 Randomized Test Questions
0 Randomized Test Answers
0 A/B versions
0 Proctored Test
0 Designing Online Courses to Prevent Cheating
0 http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/EQM0348.
pdf
How To Catch Them!
0 D2L System Login History – IP Addresses used
0 D2L Pager
0 D2L Quizzes
0 Grade Quiz Data – Date/Time Completed
0 Quiz Event Log
0 Writing Assignments
Word  Properties
Word  Show/Hide
TurnItIn.com
Certain words/sentences are not reflective of learner’s
work
0 Learners leaving assisting company’s name/logo in the
header/footer area
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TurnItIn
0 Overview
0 Your account ID: 45101
0 Your account join password: temple99
0 Training Webinars
Reporting
0 Student Handbook – AIC Policy
0 Syllabus
0 Retention Alert
0 Single source for reporting incidents
0 Provides easier way to track repeat cheaters
0 Provides easy way to track learners cheating in
multiple courses

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