Teacher and Professional Development General Practice-Oriented Short Workshop

Academic Dishonesty in Japan: A Cautionary Tale

Sat, Nov 13, 16:05-16:30 Asia/Tokyo

Location: Room 16

The Internet has revolutionized every aspect of language education. However, the downside of digital technology is it also enables unscrupulous students to find novel ways to cheat. In this session, the presenters will discuss a recent incident in which over 1400 students from 90 institutions in Japan were caught cheating using digital technology.

  • Paul Goldberg

    Paul Goldberg has taught English as a foreign language in Venezuela, Spain, Korea, the US, and most recently at Kwansei Gakuin University, in Japan. His main areas of interest are extensive reading and extensive listening. Paul is the founder of Xreading, which he developed because of his desire to make graded readers more accessible for students, and extensive reading programs easier for teachers to manage. Email: paul@xreading.com.

  • Thom RAWSON

    I'm an English teacher in the Global Tourism program at NIU. I specialize in supporting the program with education technology including learning management systems. I have been researching large-scale virtual exchanges, on-demand and MOOC curriculum development, and learning analytics.