Wednesday, July 14, 2010

To Stop Cheats, Colleges Learn Their Trickery

I found an interesting article that I wanted to share with you. It's written by Trip Gabriel of the New York Times:
ORLANDO, Fla. — The frontier in the battle to defeat student cheating may be here at the testing center of the University of Central Florida.

No gum is allowed during an exam: chewing could disguise a student’s speaking into a hands-free cellphone to an accomplice outside.

The 228 computers that students use are recessed into desk tops so that anyone trying to photograph the screen — using, say, a pen with a hidden camera, in order to help a friend who will take the test later — is easy to spot...
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