Classroom Cheating Worsening With Digital Technology

cheating using digital technologyClassroom cheating has been there since time immemorial, but the fight against cheating just got tougher with the advent of miniaturized technology. According to an article at EducationNews, more and more students are cheating using digital technology during exams and other schoolwork.

The article cites two studies that show evidence to prove this point. One is a 2004 study conducted by Santa Clara University showing the number of students—particularly at the secondary school level—that cheat using tech devices is growing. This was supported by a study done by Common Sense Media in 2009 revealing that more than 30% of students between the ages of 13 and 19 are guilty of cheating using technology and the Internet to get their schoolwork done.

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