“The Apple Watch, along with other wearable technology, is forcing a number of universities and colleges to institute bans on the technology to curb potential cheating on exams and tests,” Larissa Garza reports for The Phoenix Business Journal.
“While no university in Arizona has instituted such bans on wearable tech, the Chronicle for Higher Education reports that universities in Australia have recently placed restrictions on smart watches,” Garza reports. “The University of New South Wales also banned wristbands during exams.”
Garza reports, “In the U.S. students taking the GRE, SAT and ACT are also not allowed to have any technology, including smart watches”
Read more in the full article here.
Cheaters think everyone cheats. Liars think everyone lies. Keep this in mind. – Unknown
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “David E.” for the heads up.]