Recent allegations of cheating by university students in online exams suggest the students are adapting faster than the education system itself – and that should change.
In order to keep students honest, research suggests that educators should focus on what's driving them to learn in the first place.
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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.
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.
Online students tend to be older, which might explain why new data suggest they’re less likely to cheat. But even with these data, the evidence is mixed.
Changes to student assessment can help to reduce the potential for academic misconduct.
It doesn’t matter how assessments are given to students, as students can still find a way to cheat.
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