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Ten Years Of Contract Cheating Keynote Presentation

These are the slides I delivered at a keynote presentation in Perth, Australia.

They set contract cheating within its correct historical context, but also as a timely, important and valuable field for academic research.

You can see the slides for the contract cheating keynote presentation on my SlideShare account. They are also embedded below.

Foreign Student Cheats Expose Shonky Online Trade – ABC News

A report from ABC News raises an issue of what is called a “cheating scandal” taking place at Deakin University in Australia. An associated audio clip from ABC radio is also available.

Foreign Student Cheats Expose Shonky Online Trade ABC News

The report mentions that contract cheating is a particular problem within the UK, although it may just be that more attention has been made so far to contract cheating within the UK than within Australia.

An issue with 30% of the students in one particular class coming under suspicion of cheating does show the seriousness with which Deakin University is taking online cheating.

It is also good to see that the university considers academic standards as more important than revenue from these intenational students. Hopefully, this trend will be evident within other institutions too.