Smartwatches help students beat the system

15 December 2019 - 00:00 By TANYA FARBER

Not long ago, this would have been the stuff of science fiction: students cheating in exams with tiny computers on their wrists, and outwitting plagiarism-detection software with well-developed cut, paste and blend skills.

Today, however, these are a reality. Research reported in the South African Journal of Science says smartwatches are the latest problem in the fight for academic integrity...

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