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Dr. William Oliver Hedgepeth

Plagiarism and the Widespread Sale of Student Papers

When students see that they can create an original paper and be praised for their work, they feel a sense of pride and professionalism. How do we as teachers instruct our students about the perils of cheating when there is so much evidence of people getting away with it?

Tips for Writing a Well-Crafted, Thoughtful Final Paper

How do you find a good topic for your final paper at the beginning of a class? In some cases, you might be given a precise topic from your instructor. Alternatively, he or she might give you two possible ideas for the paper.

Could Robots Teach Online College Courses? Part II

When an AI robot teacher can talk autonomously and interact in the exchange of words and ideas, then AI teaching technology will have fully arrived.

Could Robots Teach Online College Courses? Part I

Robots and AI software are the next logical steps in educational technology. If it hasn’t happened already, AI will likely affect your future as a teacher.