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Addressing Academic Dishonesty in the Age of Ubiquitous Technology  

哈佛大学最近查出有250个学生作业作弊,成为一大丑闻。很多报道中责怪这是技术惹的祸,不过我们学校每个学生都有电脑和至少一种其它电子设备(如iPod, iPad, iPhone, Android等),作弊现象这几年反有下降趋势,这是何故?我今日在Educause Online上有一文介绍我们的经验。欢迎从事教育技术工作的朋友赐教。文章比较长,其他读者也未必有兴趣,所以未全部登出,详见本文最后链接。

Academic integrity can seem like a nebulous concept, though it is probably better understood through its opposite, academic dishonesty: that is, "…anything that gives a student an unearned advantage over another."1 It involves our understanding of ethics, culture, pedagogy, and even technology. Ethical lapses during one's education may carry over into a person's career and personal life. 

With the growing number of corporate scandals, educational institutions could increasingly be held accountable for providing training in ethical behavior. Improving academic integrity not only preserves the integrity of an assessment, a class, or an academic program but also serves as part of an ongoing education that enables a person to grow as a learner, an employee, and a public citizen.

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