Concerning plagiarism and copying
Postbox letter from Ralph Sasser
Plagiarism has been a problem here as long as I have been here and long before that. I hate to be the barer of bad news, but every teacher I know of has tried to stop it, including myself, with no success.
What to do about academic dishonesty, plagiarism, and direct copying?
Postbox letter from Mike
How do the teachers working in Thailand handle direct copying and obvious plagiarism?
Cheats and copycats
Text messages and talking dics
It is a problem when students are more technologically advanced than you. They can figure out ways to outsmart teachers on tests. In one particular incident, one of the smarter students text messaged the answers to another student from the hallway. However, I often switch the order of questions on my exams so, unfortunately for them, the answers didn’t match.