[LAU] Exam Cheating investigation

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Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 9:13 pm

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Hello LAD/LAU members:=0A=0AI teach introduction to western music courses a=
t a local=0Acommunity college, and one thing I have to deal with is=0Astude=
nts cheating by using a smart phone during the=0Aexam.=A0 Sure, I am in the=
room and occasionally walk=0Adown the aisles, but these enterprising stude=
nts are still=0Aoften able to hide a smart phone from me.=0A=0AThe way thes=
e smart phone cheaters are usually caught=0Ais when answering an essay ques=
tion, they usually=0Alook up the topic on Wikipedia and copy word for word=
=0Aseveral sentences.=0A=0AOn these exams, there are a few audio identifica=
tions,=0Aand recently one student did a surprising thing.=0AThe audio examp=
le was from Pierrot Lunaire, and not only did=0Aanswer the question by writ=
ing down the title and composer but=0Ashe ALSO WROTE DOWN the title and com=
poser of a track by Webern=0Awhich was on the original CD that I ripped the=
Schoenberg=0Afrom.=0A=0ATo summarize, from an mp3/ogg file that was put on=
-line=0Aof one track from a CD, the student was able to identify=0A_other_ =
tracks from the CD that were not put on-line.=0A=0AHow did the student do t=
his?=A0 Here are links to the two sound=0Afiles that the students had acces=
s to:=0A=0Ahttps://www.dropbox.com/s/66qkorouak19gpu/07_20th-pilu_p03_15-18=
.mp3=0Ahttps://www.dropbox.com/s/z17qoxey9ju4lei/07_20th-pilu_p03_15-18.ogg=
=0A=0AAre there some tags embedded in these files?=A0 How would I=0Abe able=
to see these tags myself?=0A=0AIf there are no embedded tags, how did this=
student obtain=0Athis information?=0A=0AThanks;=A0 Ivan
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Hello LAD/LAU members:I teach introduction to we=
stern music courses at a localcommunity college, and one thing I have t=
o deal with isstudents cheating by using a smart phone during theex=
am.  Sure, I am in the room and occasionally walkdown the aisles, =
but these enterprising students are stilloften able to hide a smart pho=
ne from me.The way these smart phone cheaters are usually caughtis when answering an essay question, they usuallylook up the topic on =
Wikipedia and copy word for wordseveral sentences.On these exam=
s, there are a few audio identifications,and recently one student did a=
surprising thing.The audio example was from Pierrot Lunaire, and not o=
nly didanswer the question by writing down the title and composer
butshe ALSO WROTE DOWN the title and composer of a track by Webern=
which was on the original CD that I ripped the Schoenbergfrom.T=
o summarize, from an mp3/ogg file that was put on-lineof one track from=
a CD, the student was able to identify_other_ tracks from the CD that =
were not put on-line.How did the student do this?  Here are li=
nks to the two soundfiles that the students had access to:https=
://www.dropbox.com/s/66qkorouak19gpu/07_20th-pilu_p03_15-18.mp3https://=
www.dropbox.com/s/z17qoxey9ju4lei/07_20th-pilu_p03_15-18.oggAre the=
re some tags embedded in these files?  How would Ibe able to see t=
hese tags myself?If there are no embedded tags, how did this studen=
t obtainthis information?Thanks;  Ivan
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[LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Ivan K, (Wed Jan 15, 9:13 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Philipp , (Thu Jan 16, 1:32 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Ken Restivo, (Thu Jan 16, 5:02 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, david, (Thu Jan 16, 7:11 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Pete Wright, (Fri Jan 17, 9:33 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Bill Gribble, (Thu Jan 16, 2:41 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Chris Bannister, (Sat Jan 18, 11:19 am)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Florian Paul Schmidt, (Sat Jan 18, 1:28 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Neil C Smith, (Sat Jan 18, 1:56 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Chris Bannister, (Sun Jan 19, 6:22 am)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Will Godfrey, (Sun Jan 19, 8:42 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Wolfgang Woehl, (Sun Jan 19, 7:52 am)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Gene Heskett, (Sat Jan 18, 6:24 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Fons Adriaensen, (Sat Jan 18, 9:48 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, tim, (Sun Jan 19, 2:09 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Chris Bannister, (Sun Jan 19, 4:08 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Ralf Mardorf, (Sat Jan 18, 11:06 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Ralf Mardorf, (Sat Jan 18, 10:37 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Ralf Mardorf, (Sat Jan 18, 10:50 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Gene Heskett, (Sat Jan 18, 10:29 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Fons Adriaensen, (Sat Jan 18, 11:42 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Gene Heskett, (Sat Jan 18, 11:59 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Florian Paul Schmidt, (Sat Jan 18, 2:14 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Joe Hartley, (Wed Jan 15, 9:35 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Ivan K, (Wed Jan 15, 9:17 pm)
Re: [LAU] Exam Cheating investigation, Will Godfrey, (Wed Jan 15, 9:30 pm)