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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 of
peer-reviewed publications on the topic of online learning and academic dishonesty.

​System ​Strategy Helpful Documentation
Blackboard ​Randomize questions Create Random Question Sets
​​Blackboard ​Display one question at a timeEditing 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 How ProctorU Works
​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.

Hatcher, M., Henson, J. M., LaRosa, P. (2010). Learning information systems concepts: A comparison of student perceptions in a web-based setting versus a traditional classroom setting. The International Journal of Learning, 17, 399-406. Retrieved from http://ijl.cgpublisher.com/

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

WCET, UT TeleCampus, and Instructional Technology Council. (2009). Best Practice Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity in Online Education. WICHE Website. Retrieved from http://wcet.wiche.edu/…/studentauthentica…/BestPractices.pdf

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.



 

Last updated 12/12/2018 6:35 AM