COVID-19 Could Provide Cover for Surveillance Expansion

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    "Online Cheating Charges Upend Dartmouth Medical School

    The university accused 17 students of cheating on remote exams, raising questions about data mining and sowing mistrust on campus...turning the pastoral Ivy League campus into a national battleground over escalating school surveillance during the pandemic...

    At the heart of the accusations is Dartmouth’s use of the Canvas system [its learning management system] to retroactively track student activity during remote exams without their knowledge. In the process, the medical school may have overstepped by using certain online activity data to try to pinpoint cheating, leading to some erroneous accusations...

    ...the coronavirus has accelerated colleges’ reliance on technology, normalizing student tracking in ways that are likely to endure after the pandemic...

    ...experts said, it would be difficult for a disciplinary committee to distinguish cheating from noncheating based on the data snapshots that Dartmouth provided to accused students. And in an analysis of the Canvas software code, The Times found instances in which the system automatically generated activity data even when no one was using a device..."

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    Using 'AI-based software like Proctorio and ProctorU' to monitor online exams is a really bad idea, says uni panel
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