Cheating in eLearning

Jump to Last Post 1-9 of 9 discussions (12 posts)
  1. Tammy-M profile image47
    Tammy-Mposted 10 years ago

    What are your thoughts about this controversial issue? Even though numerous steps have been taken to clear out that online education does not merely mean simply copy pasting things from the internet.. but then again, how common do you all think cheating is in online leanring?

    1. funride profile image75
      funrideposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I´m more concern about people trying to cheat others here in Hubpages tongue.

      1. WeddingConsultant profile image67
        WeddingConsultantposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        what he said!

  2. Squimpleton profile image75
    Squimpletonposted 10 years ago

    There will always be people who cheat no matter what. If it's not by searching online, it's by having a friend on instant messenger who does know the answers. That's how a friend of mine passed an online calculus course - by taking a screenshot of the question, uploading it, and having someone who was good at calculus give him the answers

  3. SweetiePie profile image85
    SweetiePieposted 10 years ago

    I received my Master's Degree online and never once considered cheating.  Actually we had to mail many of our papers into the professors to spot check for plagiarism.  I enjoyed online courses and those who cheat will do so in brick and mortar classrooms too.  In one computer science course two students were caught cheating and instead of being embarassed, the female student got into a major argument with the professor and said she just accidentally had a paper with the answers within her visual sight on the floor.  When the professor asked her to leave the room and said her test would be under investigation she continued to argue with him and state she was innocent.  That was one of the biggest arguments I ever saw a student have with a teacher.

  4. patnamohan profile image59
    patnamohanposted 10 years ago

    Do you think cheating is an art!!...LOL.... big_smile

  5. vietnamese profile image71
    vietnameseposted 10 years ago

    With the abundant of resources today, I wouldn't be surprise at all. Even if I tried to cheat, I wouldn't know how (well, actually people told me to join what you call "fraternity" so your "brothers" can share the test info with you. Heck, I remember one engineering class I took, it was open notes, open books, open everything except your neighbor and the guy next to me had every piece of aid materials there were and still not able to pass the class.... I was so good with that class either, but I figured, I knew what I knew....and of course I knew the materials were useless if you didn't gasp the concepts. Our professor was no idiot, they always designed their own test and no test was the same. That was one hell of a class.

  6. crashcromwell profile image72
    crashcromwellposted 10 years ago

    I teach for Axia College of the University of Phoenix online, and academic honesty is a big concern there. They have a plagiarism checker program that both students and faculty can use to see if a student has plagiarized inadvertently (like failing to properly cite a source) or blatantly. So far I haven't caught a student blatantly plagiarizing. I am sure, however, that it happens. It's a similar dynamic to criminals versus law enforcement. The criminal element always has the upper hand because they have time to plan their crimes, and law enforcement is always playing catch up. In the end, though, I have faith that students who plagiarize will get caught, because if they got away with it once, they can get away with it again. The more often they do, the more likely it is they will be caught.

  7. Tammy-M profile image47
    Tammy-Mposted 10 years ago

    i personally believe that there will always be someone out there cheating some way or the other. but hey, there are steps being taken to ensure cheating is stopped. for example theres been much hype about spy cameras being placed in the houses of online learners, read on <snipped link>
    what do you guys think of this step? is this step positive or would it just intrude in the personal lives of distance learners?

    1. Misha profile image71
      Mishaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      WOW! Here is the post that actually was the single reason for this thread lol
      It took a while to play it "safe", yeah Dummy? wink

      Flagged big_smile

  8. WeddingConsultant profile image67
    WeddingConsultantposted 10 years ago

    Tammy M has been spamming a bit on distance education learning.

    I know this because I've been fooled in the past and subsequently flagged it! smile

  9. topstuff profile image58
    topstuffposted 10 years ago

    Its a nice trick not yours but of elearner cheaters.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)