Detecting cheating in written medical examinations

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7506.1510 (Published 23 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1510

Teach, and students may learn something

  1. Gary J Nicholls, emergency physician (gnicholls@stvincents.com.au)
  1. St Vincent's Hospital, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia

    EDITOR—I find the research on detecting cheating in written medical examinations disturbing.1 That educationalists have to find the time to look at how to catch people out—rather than spending it improving teaching and examination methods and …

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