On Thu, 5 Jan 2012 14:40:48 -0800 (PST), Rune Allnor <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Just a heads-up / warning for the regulars who answer >questions and provide other help here: > >The Norwegian Ministry of Education is abut to test >examinations where students have access to internet: > >http://www.aftenposten.no/nyheter/iriks/Skeptiske-til--bruke-Internett-p-eksamen-6734506.html > >(Haven't found an English version yet; no doubt some will >pop up as soon the international news stations pick up on >this lunacy.) > >As for now, there is a non-vanishing chance that there >might pop up questions from students who need answers >not for homework or projects, but for exams. The idea >is insane enough to actually spread to other parts of >the world, so beware; the answers you give here might >be what get your next colleague his or her diploma... > >Rune
Usenet, and most internet q&a venues, isn't good for real-time answers, so I doubt it'll be much problem here. It's easily managed at an individual level by just looking at the post time and not responding unless a typical exam duration has passed.
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