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"Cheaters" and technology

May 26, 2006

A graduate student from Michigan State has written a provocative article about cheating and the use of technology. The provocative part is that Ira comes out in favor of using technology, and if that action is coded cheating, then the institution needs to change.

Check it out.

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2 Comments
  1. narrator permalink
    May 26, 2006 2:38 am

    Thanks for your thoughs on InsideHigherEd. I was pretty much expecting the response I got. I’ve rarely met any group more resistant to change than university faculties (with wonderful, obvious, exceptions). And I’m mystified by the threat “posed” to education by devices that are, as we say, ubiquitous. It is as if these people have never seen a business office in the 21st Century, or talked to a teenager.

    I started out hunting the solutions for students with learning and attention issues, but then I realized, in one way or another that is almost every student. That made me more angry than before. Which is not turning out to be good for my career, but…

  2. Broke H. Grad permalink
    May 31, 2006 9:49 pm

    There are all kinds of resources for learning and attention issues, but lots of universities aren’t so good at putting them out there. If you need help, just leave a note on my blog…

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