Is cheating in online courses an epidemic or overblown? We’ve all heard examples of problems that range from inappropriate collaboration with classmates to purchasing papers online. It’s even an issue in open online courses that don’t result in degrees or credits. What can we all do to encourage honest academic behavior? Whether your perspective is as a student, instructor, or administrator, join us this week to share your ideas.
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This week’s read-aheads:
Dozen’s of Plagiarism Incidents are Reported in Coursera’s Free Online Courses from Jeffrey R. Young, The Chronicle of Higher Education
Are They Learning or Cheating? Online Teaching’s Dilemma from George Anders, Forbes.com
Rise in Student Plagiarism Cases Attributed to Blurred Lines of Digital World from Kevin Simpson, The Denver Post