Educational Technology

March 14, 2017

Students cash for notes a gray area

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:42 am

By Jaime Adame, Arkansas Online

The promises from San Francisco-based StudySoup painted a rosy picture: cash for taking notes. But a University of Arkansas student said she ended up getting in trouble last fall for violating the school’s academic integrity policies after working as a notes-taker. UA faculty members are now debating how to best deal with the selling of lecture notes. The talks come after what one administrator described as increased calls from concerned faculty members and from students wondering if they are free to work with online study resource companies that are known for their aggressive recruiting tactics.

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