Cheating online courses

Jun 13, 2012

GAMING THE SYSTEM: "This is the gamification of education, and students are winning." So goes the Chronicle of Higher Ed's look into cheating methods on online courses. The piece features a student who with the help of four friends and Google Docs devised a scheme to get an A without touching course materials. (Of course, the fact that he worked out probabilities and figured out the workings of the system suggests that he did learn something.)

Cheating online courses

Jun 13, 2012

GAMING THE SYSTEM: "This is the gamification of education, and students are winning." So goes the Chronicle of Higher Ed's look into cheating methods on online courses. The piece features a student who with the help of four friends and Google Docs devised a scheme to get an A without touching course materials. (Of course, the fact that he worked out probabilities and figured out the workings of the system suggests that he did learn something.)

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