Using The Internet To Catch Cheaters

from the becoming-more-popular dept

These days, more and more schools believe it's necessary to use some sort of online anti-cheating service to make sure their students aren't simply downloading their homework. There are many different opinions on the programs, but just knowing that the school uses it seems to act as a deterrent on kids who might plagiarize. However, some parents aren't happy that the schools are using such products, saying that it shows the teachers don't trust the students and creates an atmosphere where everyone is guilty until proven innocent. There's also the legal issue that the program many schools use, called Turnitin.com, keeps copies of every paper uploaded by teachers - which could violate copyrights.

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    LJ, 20 Nov 2009 @ 3:45pm

    Turnitin a a crutch

    Shove it up your ass! Liberal judges suck just as bad as Liberal professors!

    Yes we means we!Not according to dumb-ass liberals at American crap universities!Turnitin is a crutch for overpayed Liberal asshole professors.They could not make it in engineering school!

    My Liberal Graduate degree was a waste of time and $$$$.

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