We have also worked through a number of potential side effects and consequences of a law against essay mills. The terms and conditions of business will mitigate against the commission of an offence as essays are usually required to be used in a legitimate manner, although — again — publicity in connection with how students use them and some of the advertising used by some of the mills may mean that Section 7 is a viable option but the CPS would still need to be involved in a test case.
Some customers indicate that they use essay mills as a form of proof reading.
Due to the nature of this type of transaction, purchasing an outline is very hard for schools to catch as a form of an academic dishonesty. It does not matter if the writer has previous knowledge about the subject; if it is easy to research, he or she will get the job done. We also still need to raise awareness of this issue.
Moreover, the Council of Europe has an active project looking at Ethics, Transparency and Integrity in Education ETINEDwhich is seeking to produce recommendations and guidance on a range of topics, including contract cheating, for the 49 member states.
It was presented by Ed Butler and produced by Edwin Lane. Outsourcing labor is a norm for businesses which insinuates that the use of term paper mills should be socially acceptable.
Essay mill writers will read their writing only to make comments and feedback about content and grammar mistakes.
As a result of this, essay bank essays in general may cost less than those from essay mills. Many prestigious universities and colleges have caught their students turning in papers they bought from essay mills.
Earlier research from Prof Newton showed that academic integrity is not a topic that is routinely covered in teacher training programmes for staff and that students have a poor understanding of the consequences of engaging in contract cheating.