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Contract Cheating Workshop

Date: 7th March 2008
Location: Birmingham City University
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Presentations/Event material

Contract Cheating Workshop - Programme
David Tidmarsh
Birmingham City University

Part of "Contract Cheating –Programme"
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Dealing with Contract Cheating: Policies and Procedures
Paul Stephens
Canterbury Christ Church University

An ongoing case  Emphasis on policies and procedures What happened? Pros and cons of our policies and procedures How could they be improved?
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Establishing a Systematic Six-Stage Process for Detecting Contract Cheating
Thomas Lancaster & Robert Clarke
Birmingham City University

Extracts from slides presented at The Second International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Applications(ICPCA07) July 26-27, 2007, Birmingham, UK.
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Examples of Contract Cheating
Thomas Lancaster & Robert Clarke
Birmingham City University

Part of "Contract Cheating – Cases and Solutions" presentation
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Inverse Authorship Attribution
Fintan Culwin
London South Bank University

Part of "Contract Cheating –Inverse Authorship Attribution" presentation
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List of sites associated with
Robert Clarke
Birmingham City University

Part of "Contract Cheating –List of sites associated with “contract cheating”
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Manuscript Laundering: the Trade in Online Content
Will Murray
N-Learning

Part of "Contract Cheating –Manuscript Laundering: the Trade in Online Content" presentation
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Plagiarism, Contract Cheating and Final Year Projects
Guy Haworth
School of Systems Engineering, The University of Reading

Systems Engineering Study Programmes  Three phases of Plagiarism Management  Pre-emption  Detection  Redirection
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The Phenomena of contract cheating
Thomas Lancaster & Robert Clarke
UCE Birmingham

This chapter discusses the issue of contract cheating. This is where students have work completed on their behalf which is then submitted for academic credit.
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The Private Life of an Assignment
Thomas Lancaster & Robert Clarke
Birmingham City University

Part of "Contract Cheating –The Private Life of an Assignment" presentation
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Supported by the Higher Education Academy subject centre in Information and Computer Sciences.

Contract cheating, the outsourcing of academic work, continues to be the newest threat to academic integrity in computer related subject areas. The workshop brings together experts in prevention and detection fields to present case studies in this problematic area of plagiarism.

Draft Programme

Time Activity
10am Registration
10:30am Welcome
10:40am Contract Cheating – Cases and Solutions
Thomas Lancaster & Robert Clarke
Birmingham City University
11:40am Refreshments
12noon The Cost of Cheating
Tony Jenkins
University of Leeds
12:25pm Plagiarism, Contract Cheating and Final Year Projects
Guy Haworth
University of Reading
12:50pm Inverse Authorship Attribution
Fintan Culwin
London South Bank University
13:15pm Lunch
14:15pm Manuscript Laundering: the Trade in Online Content
Will Murray
N-Learning
14:40pm Dealing with Contract Cheating: Policies and Procedures
Paul Stephens
Canterbury Christ Church University
15:05pm Panel Discussion
15:30pm Departure