Cheating in literature is broadly defined as the act or action of fraudulently deceiving or violating rules. Cheating in academic institutions is often referred to as academic dishonesty.
Cheating in online courses may be viewed as:
Cheating is prevalent in education:
1999 Kliener and Lord Survey:
2004 Chapman et al. Survey:
"The web environment allows students to cheat much more easily, quickly, and efficiently"
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