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Reducing Cheating in Online Learning



Clerisy Architect: Jaci Fong and Gina Spagnoli

Length: 60 minutes

Workshop Description:
Join Jaci and Gina as they discuss best practices for Reducing Cheating in the Online Classroom. The practices discussed in this workshop are applicable to creating assessments for the remote, hybrid, and traditional classroom when giving an assessment on one to on devices.  This workshop is a recording of a live Teacher Mixer that explored obstacles of remote assessments, ways to develop performance-based assessments, and digital implementation tools. Learn four easy steps to turn any assessment into a  virtually cheat-proof performance-based assessment in less time than you think!

Danielson Framework: 1 (Preparation and Planning) 3 (Instruction) 4 (Professional Development)

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to identify current assessment strategies that may not be best practice for online learning.
  • Participants will be able to identify which types of assessments are best suited for remote learning.
  • Participants will be able to adapt at least one new strategy for assessing students remotely.


Publications Highlighted: Edutopia – Performance-Based Assessment: Reviewing the Basics,process%20(Chun%2C%202010).;  Chun, M. (2010, March). “Taking teaching to (performance) task: Linking pedagogical and assessment practices.” Change: The Magazine of Higher Education.,;  McTighe, J. (2015, April). “What is a performance task?; The New York Times – Just How Dishonest Are Most Students?; The New York Times – How Do I Deal With Cheating in the Age of Zoom?; The Classroom – What Are the Challenges & Opportunities of Online Assessment in a Virtual Classroom?,; The Classroom – The Disadvantages of Performance-Based Assessment,; Skid. – Reducing Cheating Online; Education Week – What to Do About Cheating on Assessments in Virtual Learning?; Clerisy – Best Practices for Virtual Assessments; Clerisy – November Teacher Mixer: Authentic Assessments Designed for Remote Learning; Gifted on the Go – Academic Integrity Sort Cards .; Idaho Digital Learning Academy – Academic Honesty Contract .; Center for Teaching Vanderbilt University – Bloom’s Taxonomy