Authorship helps instructors validate suspicions of contract cheating and gives investigators a path to quickly gather facts, collate information, and make impartial judgments.
What is contract cheating?
Contract cheating, the practice of engaging a third party to complete an assignment, is on the rise.
Essays can cost as little as ten dollars a page, and students are asking partners, friends, and family to complete their work.
Sixteen percent of students admit to paying a third party to complete their work.
67 percent of instructors say they may not act on suspicions of contract cheating due to insufficient evidence to support their claims.
Ten percent decline in number of university applications an institution receives following a scandal.
Interested in learning more about upholding academic integrity and addressing contract cheating at your institution? Check out these downloadable and shareable resources.