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Sometimes, students and teachers have different ideas about what constitutes as cheating. from shutterstock.com

When does getting help on an assignment turn into cheating?

What is cheating? Sometimes, teachers and academics disagree on exactly what constitutes academic misconduct, but getting someone to proofread your work is generally considered fine.
New research shows the relationship between contract cheating and assessment design is not simply cause and effect. www.shutterstock.com

Doing away with essays won’t necessarily stop students cheating

Authentic assessment is perceived as being harder to outsource, and has been adopted by many Australian university teachers. But that doesn't mean students won't still cheat on them.
The second annual International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating is an attempt by universities around the world to raise awareness about students who hire others to do their work. (Shutterstock)

Universities unite against the academic black market

Across Canada and around the world, thousands of students are paying cash for good grades - in tests, essays and even PhD theses. On Oct. 18, 2017, universities globally are fighting back.

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