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Exemplars in the Fight against Syndicate Cheating

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 10/30/2020

Over the past two weeks, Frontiers has featured its series on academic integrity and cheating syndicates. The first post considered the spectrum of threats facing higher education and our students and the second looked at the practices cheating sites use […]

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How Third-Party Cheating Sites Entice and Impact Students

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 10/21/2020

Today is the 5th Annual International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating. We join with the International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) to participate and encourage other organizations, college’s and universities to sign up and participate in ICAI’s website. As […]

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Spectrum of Threats to Academic Integrity

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 10/15/2020

One of the priorities identified this year by WCET’s Steering Committee was to shed light on the unscrupulous practice of third party sites that entice students to cheat. WCET learned that many of our member institutions regularly issue “cease and […]

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Research Dispels Myth that Adult Students Don’t Cheat in Online Classes

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 10/2/2018

We love insights and stories about improving academic integrity in all settings and we welcome today’s guest post. Beth Rubin, Ph.D., has been practicing and leading online education at for-profit and non-profit universities for the past 19 years. She is […]

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WCET Summit: Ensuring Ethical and Equitable Access in Digital Learning

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 4/24/2018

In June 2017, I had the outstanding opportunity to attend my first WCET Leadership Summit. Last year’s event focused on the essential institutional capacities needed to encourage and lead innovation. I specifically remember feeling so invigorated by every session I […]

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What Should Reauthorization Be Like?

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 3/8/2018

In February 2018, we had a question submitted through our WCETDiscuss email list about the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. This prompted a discussion of how the reauthorization would or should impact distance education. The original question asked about […]

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“We need a hero!” How Contract Cheating Works

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 10/5/2016

“We need a hero!” is a recurring subject line in emails I receive from a popular contract cheating provider. In these emails, they beg me to become a “hero” by uploading my “study resources” to help others or by becoming […]

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Attacking Exam Cheating and Instilling Academic Integrity in Students

Published by: WCET Frontiers | 6/29/2016

I have always enjoyed the “Spy vs. Spy” section of Mad Magazine. If you are not familiar with it check out this animated version.  In the wordless comic strip two spies battle it out against each other. The spies are identical […]

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