IN DEFENSE OF CHEATING. Quote: Consider this: in many ways, the behavior we call cheating in schools is exactly the behavior we desire in the real world. Think about it. What behavior do we call cheating in the school system? Asking others for help, copying answers, copying papers. Most of these activities are better called “networking” or “cooperative work.” In the workplace these behaviors are encouraged and rewarded… (via elearningpost)

Comment: Donald A. Norman argues that current school practices lead to what we call cheating . Donalds discussion on the influence of common grading systems is not really new but the topic deserves some attention with more and more learners adapting their information search and – retrieval habits to the brave new digital world we are living in… BTW David wrote a very similar article on Cheating last year … [Serious Instructional Technology]

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