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Cheating in high school and college: The numbers

Published: February 4, 2014 | Category: Latest News

Cheating remains a tough battle for academia and it has been a back and forth struggle as new technologies emerge. Many factors play into the reasonings for why students cheat. The spectrum is very wide and includes motives such as witnessing others engage in the act, to parental pressure to do well or GPA requirements needed for scholarships and athletic requirements. The following infographic from bestcollegereviews.org depicts reasons why students cheat and some ways instructors can combat the violations.

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Source: BestCollegeReviews.org

In addition to the above tactics in combating academic integrity violations, online proctoring is an effective use of technology that gives instructors and institutions peace of mind when it comes to distance education programs.