Stephen Downes

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Tim Stahmer summarizes a recent article in The New Yorker, Is Online Test-Monitoring Here to Stay? "Unfortunately, the answer is probably yes, especially since the broader student surveillance industry is rapidly expanding." He observes that most teachers don't trust students, and adds "despite the biases hard-wired into these systems, and the lack of evidence for both the need and effectiveness, their use will expand. Someone – or something – must be vigilant watching for cheaters."

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