Prevent students from cheating themselves out of learning
Many instructors agree that detecting and punishing cheating is the worst part of their jobs, and some just give up trying. With the increased need for online courses, cheating incidents have also grown. Our main approach is to prevent cheating whenever possible.
zyBooks integrated tools track student effort and compare programs for similarity. Such tools can be incorporated, even in a fun way, into class time so students see what instructors can detect, thus reducing the temptation to cheat.
This webinar discusses numerous other preventative approaches, including proper scaffolding, breaking large assignments into smaller ones, providing help forums, having a “regret clause” as championed at Harvard, and more.
While there isn’t a fool-proof solution, zyBooks has several features, as well as teaching tips from our professors that can help students stay on track. This webinar will allow you to: