By: Matt Zalaznick
04/26/2022 – University Business

The fact that cheating on online exams rose during the pandemic may not surprise higher ed leaders, but the steepness of the increase may be startling. And now one company is sharing its data as a warning to those who would preserve academic integrity.

Confirmed breaches of proctored online exams soared to 6.6% in 2021, according to Meazure Learning’s ProctorU platform. That may not sound like a huge amount of dishonesty until it’s followed by this number: It’s 13 times the cheating that was recorded in the year before the pandemic when the rate was just under 0.5%, the company says in a just-released analysis….Read the full article about cheating on online exams here.