Last year I was teaching an online class, when suddenly things went a bit crazy. For a two hour period, every student that logged in could see the entire class grade book, check out how their peers were doing, and even change the grades. The problem extended to multiple colleges across Utah and there was nothing instructors could do to solve it since a third party was in charge of the software.
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