Test Integrity Strategies
In an effort to promote academic integrity in all our course offerings - traditional, hybrid, and online - UHD's Technology Teaching and Learning Center has compiled a list of available technology tools for instructors to consider implementing when creating and delivering their assessments online.
In addition to the technology strategies for preventing cheating in implementing online
assessments, UHD's Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence has provided a list
peer-reviewed publications on the topic of online learning and academic dishonesty.
|Blackboard||Randomize questions||Create Random Question Sets|
|Blackboard||Display one question at a time||Editing the Test Presentation|
|Blackboard||Prohibit back-tracking||Editing the Test Presentation|
|Blackboard||Limit test availability window||Limiting Test Availability|
|Blackboard||Set a time limit||Setting a Test Timer|
|Blackboard||Password protection||Setting a Password on a Test|
|Blackboard||Limit feedback after completion||Setting Result And Feedback Options|
|Turnitin||Check papers for plagiarism||Creating a Turnitin Assignment|
|Faronics Insight||In class computer monitor proctoring||Using the Insight Console|
|ProctorU||Have remote exams proctored||ProctorU Help Center|
|Respondus Lockdown Browser||Require Lockdown Browser||Enabling Lockdown Browser|
|Respondus Monitor||Require video recording of testing||Enabling Respondus Monitor|
|UHD Testing Services||Face-to-face proctoring||UHD Testing Services Page|
Online Learning and Academic Dishonesty in Academic Peer-reviewed Publications
Black, E. W., Greaser, J., & Dawson, K. (2008). Academic dishonesty in traditional and online classrooms: Does the “media equation” hold true? Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 12, 23-30. Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/104058/
Chiesel, N. (2007). Pragmatic methods to reduce dishonesty in web-based courses. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 8, 203-2011. Retrieved from https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ875060
Yates, R. W., & Beaudrie B. (2009). The impact of online assessment on grades in community college distance education mathematics courses. The American Journal of Distance Education, 23, 62-70. DOI: 10.1080/08923640902850601.
Englander, F., Fask, A., & Wang, Z. (2011). Comment on “The impact of online assessment on grades in community college distance education mathematics courses” by Ronald W. Yates and Brian Beaudrie. The American Journal of Distance Education, 25, 114-120. DOI: 10.1080/08923647.2011.565243.
Galbraith, M. W., & Jones, M. S. (2010). Understanding incivility in online teaching. Journal of Adult Education, 39, 1-10. Retrieved from https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ930240
Harmon, O. R., & Lambrinos, J. (2008). Are online exams an invitation to cheat? Journal of Economic Education, 39, 116-125. DOI:10.3200/JECE.39.2.116-125.
Jocoy, C., & DiBiase, D. (2006). Plagiarism by adult learners online: A case study in detection and remediation. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 7, 1-15. Retrieved from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl
Khare, A., & Lam, H. (2008). Assessing student achievement and progress with online examinations: Some pedagogical and technical issues. Learning and Technology Library Retrieved https://www.learntechlib.org/p/49102/
Klein, D. (2011). Why learners choose plagiarism: A review of literature. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 7, 97-110. Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/44732/
Schmidt, S. M. P., Ralph, D. L., Buskirk, B. (2009). Utilizing online exams: A case study. Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 6, 1-8. Retrieved from https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ895073
Spaulding, M. (2009). Perceptions of academic honesty in online vs. face-to-face classrooms. Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 8, 183-198. Retrieved from http://www.ncolr.org/issues/jiol/v8/n3/perceptions-of-academic-honesty-in-online-vs-face-to-face-classrooms
Styron, J., & Styron, Jr., R. A. (2010). Student cheating and alternative web-based assessment. Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 7, 37-42. Retrieved from https://researchgate.net/profile/Jennifer_Styron
Underwood, J., & Szabo, A. (2003). Academic offense and e-learning: Individual propensities in cheating. British Journal of Educational Technology, 34, 467-477. DOI: 10.1111/1467-8535.00343.