"You're not paying for a grade when you pay your tuition.You're paying for an opportunity to learn," he said. And this is a way of not learning, a way of sort of getting around that."To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses.Participants ranged in age from 20 to 30 years old.
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"I mean, if you can't do the work — if you can't write English papers — maybe you should not be in an English class.
If you can't do math, perhaps you shouldn't be taking math." Narbonne also said students pursuing this approach are not recognizing that tuition is not a payment that guarantees a degree or a particular outcome.
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Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.Narbonne said there is no way the people buying these products will get what they want."I don't believe that people who go to these services get A-pluses in classrooms," Narbonne said.The survey instrument was informed with qualitative data from the student focus groups in Phase 1.We sampled students studying in all major disciplinary areas (, humanities, social sciences, sciences, education, engineering, business, and occupational training) ."For one thing, they are not learning how to write and if they are not doing the work, they are probably not going to do well on the exams, they are not going to do well especially in [the] class participation component — I consider that to be the real equalizer.You can't plagiarize what you think." Matthew Dunlop, the vice-president of student advocacy for the University of Windsor Students' Alliance, said he knows students who have used these types of services before and he believes that stress has motivated many of them to use them.The survey sample consisted of sophomores, juniors, or seniors at four–year institutions (n=1,627) and full–time students who had take 12 units at the community college at which they were enrolled (n=691) .More females (65 percent) than males (35 percent) took the survey.The posters claim that all papers purchased will be written "in a scholarly manner with careful attention paid to spelling and grammar," with the recipients getting an average grade of 80 per cent or higher.A graphic showing an "A " appears on the posters as well.