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Nursing students are cheating. A multitude of online essay writing services and writers have sprung up to support students in gaining nursing qualifications. These slides show the essay mills and contract cheating services that are ghostwriting essays and assignments for students. Nursing cheating is an area of growing concern within academia.

A full video training expanding upon these slides is available at https://youtu.be/fbgOU2-A95o. A blog post discussion can be joined at http://thomaslancaster.co.uk/blog/examining-the-ease-of-buying-nursing-essays-online-through-essay-mills-and-contract-cheating-sites.

Nursing students are cheating. A multitude of online essay writing services and writers have sprung up to support students in gaining nursing qualifications. These slides show the essay mills and contract cheating services that are ghostwriting essays and assignments for students. Nursing cheating is an area of growing concern within academia.

A full video training expanding upon these slides is available at https://youtu.be/fbgOU2-A95o. A blog post discussion can be joined at http://thomaslancaster.co.uk/blog/examining-the-ease-of-buying-nursing-essays-online-through-essay-mills-and-contract-cheating-sites.

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  1. 1. 1#contractcheating Examining The Ease Of Buying Nursing Essays Online Through Essay Mills And Contract Cheating Sites Dr. Thomas Lancaster Birmingham City University
  2. 2. 2#contractcheating Background
  3. 3. 3#contractcheating Dr. Thomas Lancaster Senior Lecturer in Computing at Birmingham City University Active researcher in plagiarism and contract cheating since 2000 Completed PhD in plagiarism detection Recognised by the Higher Education Academy as a Senior Fellow http://thomaslancaster.co.uk
  4. 4. 4#contractcheating Academic Colleagues “Detective” Robert Clarke Corinne Hersey Professor Fintan Culwin http://myweb.lsbu.ac.uk/~fintanhttps://uk.linkedin.com/pub/robert- clarke/16/12a/967 https://ca.linkedin.com/pub/corinne- hersey/10/579/797
  5. 5. 5#contractcheating Training Objectives Show the sources that students are using to buy essays Pre-written nursing essays Bespoke original nursing essays (contract cheating) Consider the wider issues that around cheating in nursing assignments Why and how are students doing this? What are the implications for “fitness for practice”
  6. 6. 6#contractcheating Guiding Question "Would you want to be treated by a nurse who's cheated on their assignment?” Robert Clarke BBC News “When essays for sale become contract cheating” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20298237
  7. 7. 7#contractcheating Essay Mills Used In Nursing
  8. 8. 8#contractcheating “Buy Essay” search Google Search
  9. 9. 9#contractcheating First site on a UK domain focusing on nursing essays
  10. 10. 10#contractcheating Second UK site – although note the “Americanisms”
  11. 11. 11#contractcheating “CENTER” Many essay mills rebrand themselves in multiple ways
  12. 12. 12#contractcheating Selling Points
  13. 13. 13#contractcheating Original Work! Student will not be caught through Turnitin
  14. 14. 14#contractcheating Third site on a UK domain focusing on nursing essays
  15. 15. 15#contractcheating More marketing – with valid testimonials?
  16. 16. 16#contractcheating Buying Nursing Essays on Ebay
  17. 17. 17#contractcheating “Nursing Essays” search Ebay Search
  18. 18. 18#contractcheating
  19. 19. 19#contractcheating First Example From Ebay
  20. 20. 20#contractcheating Details About The Essay
  21. 21. 21#contractcheating Warning! This doesn’t say anything about handing this in!
  22. 22. 22#contractcheating Lots Of Good Feedback This has been sold multiple times – so hopefully will be in Turnitin
  23. 23. 23#contractcheating Second Example From Ebay
  24. 24. 24#contractcheating Third Example From Ebay – Are Ethics Important?
  25. 25. 25#contractcheating Final Example From Ebay – Work With A Writer
  26. 26. 26#contractcheating
  27. 27. 27#contractcheating Cheating Enabled Through Other Sites
  28. 28. 28#contractcheating Connecting Through Gumtree Classifieds
  29. 29. 29#contractcheating Advertise and use a bidding process on Freelancer.com
  30. 30. 30#contractcheating 15 bids (so far) to complete the work Bids from 16 euros to 97 euros Bids including UK and US workers, even a “Doctor”
  31. 31. 31#contractcheating Social Media Twitter Search
  32. 32. 32#contractcheating Not all attempts at enabling cheating are successful
  33. 33. 33#contractcheating Further Resources
  34. 34. 34#contractcheating For More Information Thomas Lancaster Email: thomas.lancaster@bcu.ac.uk Website: http://thomaslancaster.co.uk LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/thomaslancaster Twitter: @DrLancaster General Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contract_cheating http://contractcheating.com Slides Available At: http://www.slideshare.net/ThomasLancaster
  35. 35. 35#contractcheating Speaking Opportunities Available for keynote presentations, research seminars, British Computer Society talks, teaching and learning festivals and practitioner training. Suggested topics include: Contract cheating Plagiarism prevention and detection Examination cheating and misconduct Cheating within medicine, nursing and health education Social media use and student employability
  36. 36. 36#contractcheating Further Research Presentation “An Exploration of Contract Cheating and Academic Misconduct Within Health Education” Dr. Thomas Lancaster and Robert Clarke Pedagogies, Practitioners and Identities in Education Conference Birmingham City University Monday, 13 July 2015 https://bcued2015.eventbrite.co.uk

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