Are more students cheating on assessment tasks in higher education? Despite ongoing media speculation concerning increased ‘copying and pasting’ and ghostwritten assignments produced by ‘paper mills’, few studies have charted historical trends in rates and types of plagiarism.
Corruption in higher education affects the developed and the developing world equally, even if the motivation and the actors are different.The author focusses her attention exclusively on academic misconduct, given its ubiquity in higher education institutions.She provides a context by outlining
As evidenced by recently published articles, corruption has severely infected higher education worldwide. Through a global scan, this article first surveys examples of corruption in higher education in a few countries.
This report investigates the new generation of bogus universities, taking a closer look at the involvement of bogus colleges in immigration scams and the phenomenon of online high school diploma mills.
Rigged calls for tender, embezzlement of funds, illegal registration fees, academic fraud - there is no lack of empirical data illustrating the diverse forms that corruption can take in the education sector.