ERIC Number: EJ895256
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
Student Cheating and Alternative Web-Based Assessment
Styron, Jennifer; Styron, Ronald A., Jr.
Journal of College Teaching & Learning, v7 n5 p37-42 May 2010
As distance education continues to expand within the United States so does the amount of faculty concern in regard to student cheating. The purpose of this paper was to explore the concept of eCheating in web-based course environments and review the need for and the types of alternative assessments found in these environments. This paper will also include potential proactive that professors may employ to be better prepared for instances of eCheating. Furthermore, assessment measures and distance learning theories will be analyzed to determine successful electronic assessments and instructional design components required for effective web-based courses.
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Instructional Design, Cheating, Distance Education, Alternative Assessment, Web Based Instruction, Internet, College Students, Deception, Computer Uses in Education, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation, College Faculty, Social Theories
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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