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Detecting, Understanding, and Controlling for Cheating on Tests
Lewis R. Aiken
Research in Higher Education
Vol. 32, No. 6 (Dec., 1991), pp. 725-736
Published by: Springer
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40196015
Page Count: 12
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Recent research and practice in detecting and controlling for cheating on objective tests are reviewed briefly, and results of a small survey of attitudes and practices concerning cheating are summarized. Two computer programs, Cheat-1 and Cheat-2, prepared by the writer to detect cheating by error-similarity analysis procedures, are described. The use of multiple answer-sheet forms and success with this method in controlling for cheating on classroom tests are described. Other matters concerned with cheating, such as cheating by teachers to improve students' scores, are also considered.
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