On Thu, 05 Jan 2012 17:53:34 -0600, Tim Wescott <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On Thu, 05 Jan 2012 14:40:48 -0800, Rune Allnor 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... > >The answer is to design the exam so that having access to the Internet >doesn't help. > >I don't know if that's _possible_, but that's the _answer_.
Or that you can detect that the internet was used. That'd probably be just as effective.
Eric Jacobsen Anchor Hill Communications www.anchorhill.com