Report: Universities Fail to Catch Most ChatGPT-Generated Cheating on Exams

Report: Universities Fail to Catch Most ChatGPT-Generated Cheating on Exams


Universities reportedly fail to catch answers generated by OpenAI’s popular AI chatbot ChatGPT in exams, which typically result in students obtaining higher scores than their peers who turn in real work.

A staggering 94 percent of university exam submissions — for a psychology degree — created via ChatGPT go undetected as having been AI-generated, according to a report by New Scientist.

University of Reading professor Peter Scarfe and his colleagues conducted an experiment by using ChatGPT to create answers to 63 test questions in the school’s psychology department, then submitted the AI-generated answers as 33 fake students turning in exams that students were allowed to take at home.

The individuals grading the exams were not informed that among real students existed 33 fake students handing in AI-generated work. As

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