(From RealClearPolicy.com):

By Thomas K. Lindsay

As online education grows, so do the ranks of its critics. One of the charges leveled by online learning’s doubters is that it is easier for students to cheat on exams given over the Internet. One report quotes a college senior who has taken three online courses as saying, “If the teacher schedules an exam, you can have a bunch of people in one room sharing textbooks and taking the test at the same time.” Doubtless, no one wants to make it easier for students to cheat, robbing both them and society of the character- and mind-strengthening struggle from which moral and intellectual excellence grow.  CONTINUE READING HERE