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Cheating on Chegg? How the Company Aims to Catch Tutoring Requests That Go Too Far (EdSurge)

Cheating on Chegg? How the Company Aims to Catch Tutoring Requests That Go Too Far (EdSurge)

"'I need a 10 page essay written on the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest. Must have 7 resources.' That’s an example of a request that can be found on online tutoring services like Chegg, as shared by a senior data scientist at the company, Sanghamitra Deb. And you don’t need to be an expert in academic honor codes to know that it constitutes as cheating. "—Source: EdSurge

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WHY THIS MATTERS:

Chegg aims to connect students with tutors who can help them complete their own work, not do their work for them. Read how the company works to weed out requests that cross the line into academic dishonesty. —Eduwire Editors