Inquiry Found ‘Gross Academic Fraud’ by Students and Employees at U of Texas at Brownsville

USA“Student workers and other employees at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College committed ‘gross academic fraud’ by misusing the institutions’ Blackboard course-management system to steal test answers, The Brownsville Herald reported on Saturday, citing a university police report from an investigation last year. Former student employees of the Office of Distance Education, which manages Blackboard, confessed to a police investigator that they had used the online system to obtain test answers for themselves or to give or sell to other students …” (more)

[Charles Huckabee, Chronicle of Higher Education, 2 August]

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