High-Tech Cheating Abounds, and Professors Bear Some Blame

“A casual joke on Twitter recently let slip a dirty little secret of large science and engineering courses: Students routinely cheat on their homework, and professors often look the other way. ‘Grading homework is so fast when they all cheat and use the illegal solutions manual’, quipped Douglas Breault Jr, a teaching assistant in mechanical engineering at Tufts University …” (more)

[Jeffrey R Young, Chronicle of Higher Education, 28 March]

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