03 août 2017

As fake news accusations fly, these students verify and document

eCampus NewsAs politicians in Washington and elsewhere throw allegations of “fake news” at reports that don’t fit their preferred narratives, a team of about 100 university students from around the world are wrapping up their first year of a program that helps strike back at those claims. More...

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Many Millennials can’t identify fake news

eCampus NewsThe ability to identify fake news and false information is more important than ever–but critical thinking and information evaluation might pose a problem for Millennials, according to a new study from MindEdge Learning. More...

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Are computer science students more prone to cheating?

eCampus NewsAs interest in computer science grows, thanks to a thriving tech and start-up industry and due to encouragement from successful entrepreneurs and celebrities, so, too, does the potential for academic dishonesty, according to an in-depth New York Times article. More...

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New analytics will reveal online cheating patterns

eCampus NewsExamity®, a provider of online proctoring and identity verification, announced the launch of examiDATA®, a platform designed to aggregate and analyze information on test performance and academic integrity. More...

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01 août 2017

Business email compromise attack costs Southern Oregon $2M

University Business LogoSouthern Oregon University lost nearly $2 million in funds intended for a contractor after administrators fell for a fraudulent email. More...

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Cengage announces initiative to fight counterfeit course materials

University Business LogoCengage, an education and technology company, today announced a major initiative to fight the growing problem of counterfeit print course materials, which is estimated to cost the company between $70 million to $100 million annually. More...

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Title IV fraud detection

University Business LogoThe growth of online education has brought a wave of what’s often referred to as Title IV fraud, in reference to the federal student aid program. More...

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Impact of Title IV fraud

University Business LogoCriminals who receive financial aid fraudulently basically steal money from bona fide students and institutions. More...

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12 juillet 2017

Le trafic de faux diplômes prospère sur Internet

Par . Pour une somme modique, des plates-formes fournissent des diplômes, du baccalauréat au doctorat. Plus...

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Ministry steps up efforts to curb honorary degree misuse

The government is stepping up its efforts to prevent another avenue from being misused to gain titles and academic qualifications – honorary doctorates, writes Yuen Meikeng for The Star. More...

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