• As Computer Coding Classes Swell, So Does Cheating

    Posted on June 2, 2017 by in News
    A Computer Science 50 course at Harvard in 2013. Last fall, more than 60 computer science students were referred to the university’s honor council, which investigates cheating allegations. Credit Joseph Ong

    For a simple assignment, writing code that would allow one computer to visit web pages located on another, two students in H. E. Dunsmore’s class at Purdue University turned in nearly 100 identical lines of code. Was it a fluke? Or had they cheated?