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ERIC Number: EJ1012879
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jun
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-1479-4403
Examining Online College Cyber Cheating Methods and Prevention Measures
Moten, James, Jr.; Fitterer, Alex; Brazier, Elise; Leonard, Jonathan; Brown, Avis
Electronic Journal of e-Learning, v11 n2 p139-146 Jun 2013
Academic dishonesty in the online cheating environment of distance education learning has gained traction in the past decade. By a few simple keystrokes, students' can find a wide array of online services for hire to write research papers, complete homework assignments, or enroll on behalf of the student on record to take the entire online course. While institutions in higher education have seen online learning as a vehicle to increase student enrollments adding to their bottom line, the number of Internet cheating companies to support academic dishonesty has also increased sustainability. Challenges dealing with academic dishonesty in the online area have become more rampant, leaving faculty and college administrators at odds how to prevent such behavior in both traditional and online classes. Finding new tactical tools to prevent cheating but more importantly providing students with an ethical and moral framework why academic dishonesty jeopardizes their future as a productive member of society.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Information Analyses
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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