Incident 302: Students Allegedly Wrongfully Accused of Cheating via Medical School's Internal Software
Description: Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine allegedly falsely accused students of cheating during remote exams using an internally built system which tracked student activity patterns without their knowledge on its learning management platform.
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Alleged: Geisel School of Medicine's Technology staff and Canvas developed an AI system deployed by Geisel School of Medicine, which harmed Sirey Zhang , Geisel School of Medicine's students , Geisel School of Medicine's professors and Geisel School of Medicine's accused students.
HANOVER, N.H. — Sirey Zhang, a first-year student at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, was on spring break in March when he received an email from administrators accusing him of cheating.
Dartmouth had reviewed Mr. Zhang’s online activ…
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