10 avril 2018

The Federation of the French-speaking students in Belgium denounce ‘Fake Universities’

In 2017, the Federation of the French-speaking students in Belgium (FEF) discovered a network of fake universities: institutions of higher education, which are not qualified to deliver a degree endorsed by the government and use techniques that are intentionally deceitful in order to make students register for their programs. Some of them are located near official universities or use similar designations. More...

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25 mars 2018

Fake University Pretended to Be University of Alberta

HomeBy Grace Bird. A fake college calling itself California South University stole the University of Alberta's history and campus, The Globe and Mail reported. More...

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19 mars 2018

16 mesures pour mieux lutter contre le travail illégal et la fraude au détachement

En 2017, on recensait en région Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur 67 445 salariés détachés, soit 7,4% de l’emploi salarié régional et 13% du nombre total de travailleurs détachés en France (516 000 salariés), pour 25 432 déclarations (11,9% du volume national, 213 647 déclarations). Des chiffres en hausse qui s’expliquent notamment par la généralisation de la déclaration en ligne. Plus...

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06 mars 2018

Fraud and Misconduct in Research

Fraud and Misconduct in Research
Nick Roll, Inside Higher Ed, 2017/12/06
Summary of a book that "serves as a look at how (academic)0 fraud, and the response to it, has changed over the years" followed by an interview with the authors.  "Fraud in research reflects a systemic problem and does not reflect only an individual level," they write. More...

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01 mars 2018

How to fight back against contract cheating

eCampus NewsAcademic cheating is not new or particularly inventive. There are, all in all, only a few ways to misrepresent your grasp of information.. More...

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27 février 2018

University College London fights CV fraud

University Business Magazine logoImagine getting treated by a doctor with a fake diploma, or losing a job to another candidate who faked his resume. Unfortunately, such cases are all too prevalent these days in various parts of the world where proper documentation verification is too cumbersome or too costly. More...

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Observing and Deterring Social Cheating on College Exams

Observing and Deterring Social Cheating on College Exams
Richard J. Fendler, Michael C. Yates, Jonathan M. Godbey, International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018/02/07
This article (11 page PDF) contains a pretty good literature review and summary discussion on cheating. It "introduces a unique multiple choice exam design to observe and measure the degree to which students copy answers from their peers. More...

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25 février 2018

Why students at prestigious high schools still cheat on exams

The ConversationSome of us might think that academic integrity is sacred in high-performing schools and that students who attend such schools are unlikely to cheat. Since many of these schools are located in affluent neighborhoods, it seems logical to assume that students at these schools would not need to cheat since they have ample resources at their disposal. More...

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Cyberbullying: Four steps to protect your kids

The ConversationIn a typical classroom of 25 to 30 students, eight to 10 children — a third of the class — have been cyberbullied at some point in their lifetime. About three or four students are likely to have bullied others online. More...

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Cyberbullying at an all-time high: Don’t be a bystander

The ConversationNever in the history of humanity has bullying been so inventive and thus destructive. Cyberbullies exploit this digital age to spread hate. They intentionally and repeatedly use the internet to cause harm, fear or distress to people. Their behaviour includes harassing individuals they consider weak and defenceless, denigrating them and harming their reputation, typical of hate speech spreaders. More...

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