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From: Eduardo Bellani (ebellani at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Dec 16 16:40:58 EST 2008

I'm always suspicious of technological solutions to social problems.
Teaching the value of learning instead of forcing people to not cheat.
A motivated enough person will always be able to bypass simple tech solutions,
but someone with a goal of learning will never cheat :P


On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 5:15 PM, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
> Shriram Krishnamurthi wrote at 12/16/2008 02:06 PM:
>> You could augment DrScheme to record every keystroke.  Cheating cases
>> presumably tend to be characterized by a large paste operation
> Sounds somewhat analogous to math exams in which you have to turn in all
> your scratchpaper.
> I'd say that a respected honor code -- rather than technological
> surveillance -- is the way to go.
> PLT could teach not only better thinking, but better character. :)
> Neil
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Eduardo Bellani


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