Posted by: bluesyemre | November 18, 2012

5 ways online education can keep its students honest

cheat sheet

  • As online learning platforms like Coursera, Udacity and edX raise the stakes for students with increased partnerships with traditional universities and credit-bearing classes, here are five technologies that can help them thwart cheating. The rise of online education may be creating new opportunities for students to learn, but it’s also opening up new opportunities for them to cheat. Offline, instructors can more effortlessly establish the kinds of communities that uphold honor codes and keep an eye on students as they take tests. But online, test-takers can easily Google answers, ask friends for help or even get others to sit for their exams.

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