Educators are urged to set guidelines to stop high-tech cheating

The increased use of mobile technology as study tools and classroom devices has made high-tech cheating easier. Jason Chu, senior education manager at plagiarism-detection services company Turnitin, said students don't always understand that buying papers online, sharing materials and plagiarism are cheating. "Teachers need to establish clear parameters and show their students that there's a difference between cutting and pasting in a status update on Facebook and original material written for a class blog or discussion forum," Chu said.

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