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Fake Degrees and Fraudulent Credentials in Higher Education

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Fake Degrees and Credential Fraud, Contract Cheating, and Paper Mills: Overview and Historical Perspectives
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    Chapter 2 Admissions Fraud in Canadian Higher Education
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    Chapter 3 Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: A Tour of Axact, the “World’s Largest Diploma Mill”
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    Chapter 4 Bridging to Tomorrow: A Historical and Technological Review of Credential Exchange in Higher Education Within Canada
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    Chapter 5 Fair Play, Fraud, or Fixed? Athletic Credentials in U.S. Higher Education
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    Chapter 6 Corruption in Admissions, Recruitment, Qualifications and Credentials: From Research into Quality Assurance
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    Chapter 7 Avoiding Favouritism in the Recruitment Practice of Turkish Higher Education Institutions
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    Chapter 8 None of the Above: Integrity Concerns of Standardized English Proficiency Tests
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    Chapter 9 Examining the Problem of Fraudulent English Test Scores: What Can Canadian Higher Education Institutions Learn?
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    Chapter 10 There is No Culture? A Framework for Addressing Admissions Fraud
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    Chapter 11 Security Risks, Fake Degrees, and Other Fraud: A Topic Modelling Approach
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    Chapter 12 Are You for Real? Lessons for the Academy About Professors with Fake or Fraudulent Degrees
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    Chapter 13 Fake Degrees and Fraudulent Credentials in Higher Education: Conclusions and Future Directions
Attention for Chapter 3: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: A Tour of Axact, the “World’s Largest Diploma Mill”
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Chapter title
Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: A Tour of Axact, the “World’s Largest Diploma Mill”
Chapter number 3
Book title
Fake Degrees and Fraudulent Credentials in Higher Education
Published in
Ethics and Integrity in Educational Contexts, January 2023
DOI 10.1007/978-3-031-21796-8_3
Book ISBNs
978-3-03-121795-1, 978-3-03-121796-8
Authors

Ezell, Allen

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Student > Bachelor 1 50%
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Business, Management and Accounting 1 50%
Social Sciences 1 50%
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