Thursday, September 23, 2010

Adventures in cheating

Dan Ariely and Aline Grüneisen wanted to see what would happen if they ordered papers on cheating from four essay mills. A sample of what they got:

If the large allowance of study undertook on scholar betraying is any suggestion of academia and professors’ powerful yearn to decrease scholar betraying, it appeared expected these mind-set would component into the creation of their school room guidelines.
Even better: the papers that they received revealed substantial plagiarism. Read more:

Plagiarism and essay mills (Dan Ariely)

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comments: 2

Rachel said...

Gosh, those sentences are amazing. I don't think any human being could come up with something THAT incoherent.

Michael Leddy said...

It’s pretty likely a matter of an essay mill where English is a second language. But I wonder if there’s also machine translation involved.