2. With Thanks...
Alec Couros; Michael Wesch; Lawrence Lessig;
John Krutsch; Suzanne Riverin; and Empowering
Online Learning’ by Curtis Bonk and Ke Zhang, 2008
3. Do Kids Cheat?
4. “Academic Integrity is much more than a
battle against plagiarism.”
5. Photo Credit: Mr. Stein
6. Photo Credit: Kelly Chan
Photo Credit: Robert France
7. Game Cheats
Screen Capture by
8. Facebook at Ryerson
9. Remix Generation
10. What is Cheating?
11. Why do Students Cheat?
12. How do Students Cheat?
13. Common Excuses
“the dog ate my homework... then he died”
model organization for your students
be skeptical, but try not to be cynical...
14. Blame the Technology
“I sent it...”
“The ﬁle is corrupt”
“I have a virus... on my computer”
“I pressed submit...?!”
15. Dishonest Collaboration
re-use past assignments
use ideas without crediting sources
16. Extreme Cheating
iPod content upload...
hacking into networks/systems
17. Creative Commons
Educators can model appropriate use of content
We can teach learners to license their work
18. How do
19. “Academic integrity is all about... ATTRIBUTION.”
20. See the Work Being Done
How do online learners
“do the work in class”?
22. Alternative Assessment
More than written tests! (oral exams?!)
Break up assignments over time.
(e.g., Google Docs, Wikis...)
Ensure tasks are relevant for your students.
(youth culture; urban/rural; unique family experiences...)
Teach students to create electronic portfolios.
Provide opportunities for CHOICE.
Differentiate by use of keywords; initials; experiences.
23. Un-Cheatable Tasks
Design tasks that provide differentiated
opportunities for students to
“show what they know”.
Photo Credit: Rob
25. Verbal / Auditory Learners
26. Verbal / Auditory Learners
WebQuests and Rich Performance Tasks
Synchronous ‘live’ discussions / presentations
Use of chats for online quiz to demo understanding
(a more dynamic assessment)
27. Visual Learners
Photo Credit: Thomas Hawk
28. Visual Learners
29. Visual Learners
students form their own visual depictions and representations of
concept maps to summarize key points and learnings;
comparison and contrast matrix; Venn diagram; ﬂowchart;
virtual tours; graphical elements enhance navigation;
students explore video clips (concepts, procedures, and skills);
adventure blogs and animations provide current and interactive
30. Observational / Reﬂective Learners
Photo Credit: Children at Risk Foundation
31. Observational / Reﬂective Learners
32. Observational / Reﬂective Learners
Opportunities unique to online learning... time to reﬂect
In depth discussions for critical thinking and synthesis
Students create online resource libraries (Delicious)
Blogs... with key friends?
Mock trials; Debates; Role Play discussions
POV reﬂection papers
Comments and annotations from peers, team-mates, experts
Interviews, consultation with mentors/experts
33. Kinesthetic Learners
Photo Credit: Jolantis
34. Kinesthetic Learners
35. Kinesthetic Learners
The creation of multi-media products;
Role Play discussions;
Collecting and analyzing real world data;
36. “If your students can cheat on you,
then you deserve it!”
David Wiley, Ph.D.
Utah State University