As cheating surges during remote learning – is it up to professors and students to change course and keep grades honest?

As cheating surges during remote learning – is it up to professors and students to change course and keep grades honest? As cheating surges during remote learning – is it up to professors and students to change course and keep grades honest?

June 2, 20211 min read
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Stress and pressure go hand-in-hand when it comes to college students across America looking to succeed and make the grade. But with the added anxiety of COVID-19 and students forced out of classrooms and lecture halls – the opportunity to cheat is now easier than ever and numbers are trending upwards.


UMW’s Professor of Psychological Science David Rettinger, president emeritus of the International Center for Academic Integrity, was recently interviewed about this alarming trend by NBC News and lent his expert opinion on why more students may be making the choice to cheat and what professors and schools can do to make sure everybody stays on the honest path.



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    David Rettinger Professor and Director of Academic Integrity Programs

    Dr. Rettinger is an internationally recognized expert on academic integrity.

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