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Cheating and testing

  1. 1. Cheating and Testing Cheating and Testing Slide 1
  2. 2. Cheating and Testing Overview 1. 2. 3. 4. Introduction In the news Education and training Testing Source: Test Generator – Cheating and Testing Slide 2
  3. 3. Cheating and Testing Introduction “Cheating refers to an immoral way of achieving a goal. It is generally used for the breaking of rules to gain advantage in a competitive situation.” Source: Test Generator – Cheating and Testing Slide 3
  4. 4. Cheating and Testing In the news The news media seems to have a daily reference to a scandal:  political  sports  business  marital It seems to be part of the human condition, some might call it:  a survival instinct  a flaw in our genetic makeup. Source: Test Generator – Cheating and Testing Slide 4
  5. 5. Cheating and Testing In the news However you perceive it, cheating's impact on our culture is huge We need look no further than the sub-prime mortgage debacle and its consequences. Source: Test Generator – Cheating and Testing Slide 5
  6. 6. Cheating and Testing Education and training As it relates to the education of our children and the training of our workforce, cheating is a common, everyday occurrence. Anyone who educates or trains has experienced it, and chances are these same people have also been guilty of cheating at some point in their lives. I doubt there is a person born who has not done something immoral to achieve a goal. Let's face it; given the proper conditions, Homo sapiens will cheat. Source: Test Generator – Cheating and Testing Slide 6
  7. 7. Cheating and Testing Testing Testing is one of those activities where cheating is common. If you google:  "cheating in schools" you get 24,500,000 results  "cheating in the workplace" gets 2,950,000 results. Source: Test Generator – Cheating and Testing Slide 7
  8. 8. Cheating and Testing Testing A November 20, 2011 article in the Alanta Constitution begins: “Thousands of dollars to media consultants. Hundreds of thousands of dollars to lawyers. Millions of dollars to teachers and administrators who do no work and who, in fact, are suspected of doing harm. Taxpayers have already paid about $6 million for the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal, and they’ll likely pay a lot more.” Source: Test Generator – Cheating and Testing Slide 8
  9. 9. Cheating and Testing Testing My search turned up an article in HigherEdMorning.com entitled "The high cost of cheating: new study", which references a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences The given formula seems to be good grades = better education = better job prospects. 'The outlook is grim, since studies show cheating is on the rise.  The most recent numbers have anywhere from 75% to 98% of college students admitting they cheated in high school.' Source: Test Generator – Cheating and Testing Slide 9
  10. 10. Cheating and Testing So how do we who provide testing tools help those who administer tests to deal with this issue? Slide 10
  11. 11. Cheating and Testing Questions? 928.266.0553 sales@testshop.com Visit our Website: Test Generator Slide 11

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