With No Study Buddies, More College Students Turn to Cheating

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Joseph Ching, a junior at Purdue University, says many of his professors have warned students not to use sites like Chegg, where students are posting homework and quiz questions and getting answers from tutors. I reached out to Chegg, and sure enough, business there is booming.

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Course Hero Adds $70 Million to Series B Fundraise

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And as college campuses closed and instructors scrambled to facilitate online instruction, digital education providers like Course Hero saw a surge in usage of its services. Education Technology Textbooks and Course Materials Tutoring Financing Digital Learning in Higher Ed

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Some Professors Fight Study-Help Sites. Other Professors Now Use Them.

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At about the same time, though, Rutgers officials sent out an email to all faculty at the university, warning about Course Hero and another service, Chegg, where students were posting faculty tests and exams without permission. “We And he said the company’s policies mean that they have to be the ones to make sure the site isn’t being abused. Essentially, the company is following the legal requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Rutgers professor Kristen S.

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Students, celebrities connect for tutoring

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Students will have the chance to connect directly with celebrities in one-on-one tutoring sessions through Chegg Tutors: VIP Edition. The program allows high school and college students to apply for one-on-one online, video tutoring sessions with one of Chegg’s participating entertainers, athletes, business or political leaders and gives the participating celebrities a powerful outlet to positively influence students. A panel of Chegg employees will select the final winners.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um, Affluent students get to digital tools for creative exploration; poor students get to use theirs for test prep. Boundless’s materials have been archived by David Wiley’s company Lumen Learning.