Date Added: Aug 2009
Although the use of advanced computing and communications technology has made learning a significantly richer experience for learners, it also introduces greater ease in committing academic cheating. There is a growing increase of internet usage in educational communities. Powerful search engines and media gateways gives an ease of access to wide spreading and different types of information sources, this in turn reduces the need for learners to perform diligent research or study. A learner can easily copy information, found on the internet, relevant to the task at hand. E-learning systems would then need to incorporate extended functionalities to enable multimodal copy-paste checking.