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Online Delivery and Assessment during COVID-19: Safeguarding Academic Integrity

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James Watt School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
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Department of Linguistics and English, University of Jaffna, Ramanathan Road Thirunelvely, Jaffna P.O. Box 57, Sri Lanka
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Learning and Teaching Research Group, Sri Lanka Technological Campus, Padukka 10500, Sri Lanka
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Educ. Sci. 2020, 10(11), 301; https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci10110301
Received: 21 September 2020 / Revised: 11 October 2020 / Accepted: 22 October 2020 / Published: 25 October 2020
Globally, the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise daily despite strict measures being adopted by many countries. Consequently, universities closed down to minimise the face-to-face contacts, and the majority of the universities are now conducting degree programmes through online delivery. Remote online delivery and assessment are novel experiences for many universities, which presents many challenges, particularly when safeguarding academic integrity. For example, invigilated assessments, often considered as more secure, are not an option given the current situation and detecting any cheating would be significantly challenging. This paper reviews assessment security in the digital domain and critically evaluates the practices from different universities in safeguarding academic integrity, including associated challenges. View Full-Text
Keywords: academic integrity; COVID-19; remote learning and teaching academic integrity; COVID-19; remote learning and teaching
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Gamage, K.A.A.; Silva, E.K.d.; Gunawardhana, N. Online Delivery and Assessment during COVID-19: Safeguarding Academic Integrity. Educ. Sci. 2020, 10, 301. https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci10110301

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