NEWS BRIEFS: Did They Cheat? And How Are Universities Monitoring Exams Taken Remotely?

The situation at Dartmouth’s medical school raises questions. “While universities have long used anti-plagiarism software and other anti-cheating apps, the pandemic has pushed hundreds of schools that switched to remote learning to embrace more invasive tools. Over the last year, many have required students to download software that can take over their computers during remote exams or use webcams to monitor their eye movements for possible suspicious activity, even as technology experts have warned that such tools can be invasive, insecureunfair and inaccurate.Read more in the New York Times.



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