Today’s comic originates from a real-life incident, but not one in my own classroom.Â See how that frees me from ethical responsibility?Â This is akin to saying I know how someone was murdered, but I was not directly involved.
Students come up with bizarre explanations for cheating.Â Professor Hobo’s stunned one-word reactions seemed the most fitting for anyone who’s ever taught.Â Often you’re left so dumbfounded by the explanations that you can’t muster an intelligent response.
STUDENT: You know, one of those sites where students pay to buy papers instead of write them? Well, I wrote some of those papers, so it would be my own work.
STUDENT: You'll have to pay $7.95 to grade it, though.