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Online Proctoring and the Evolution of Cheating Infographic

We’ve seen a lot in the ten years since ProctorU was established as the first live online proctoring service. We’ve learned so much that we wanted to share a few stats about the ever-changing online learning industry and how cheaters have evolved alongside the technological advances. Learn how much online education has grown in the…

Evan Day, Professional Services Manager

Next in our Employee Spotlight series is Evan Day! Evan Day, Professional Services Manager What is your title? Professional services manager. Which location did you start in and when, and when did you move to Birmingham? I started in our Phoenix office in 2015 as a part-time proctor. I moved to Birmingham in February 2017…

Top Five Ways Instructors Can Stop Cheating Before it Happens

Between 2002 and 2015, 68 percent of 71,300 undergraduate students surveyed by the International Center for Academic Integrity admitted to cheating on exams. Keep in mind, that number only reflects those who admitted to it. So how do you stop cheating before it occurs in your classroom? Here are five great methods to consider: Clear…

The More You Teach, the More We Learn

As with any other product or service, we believe it’s essential that we constantly evolve to meet industry standards and our customers’ needs. ProctorU has made enormous progress from when we first originated and a busy exam day consisted of 100 exams. Now, we proctor upwards of 10,000 exams in a single day. With that…

Our Mission: To Help People Move Forward.

ProctorU exists to fill a need and to find a solution for the organizations and institutions we work with. We don’t want to be another vendor on your roster, we want to be your partner. This company is committed to providing the highest level of service to each and every partner we work with. We…

Can Online Ever Beat In-Room Proctoring? It Just Did.

Most institutions that use ProctorU Live will assert that the quality of our online proctoring service exceeds the in-person proctoring that occurs in brick and mortar locations. The ratio of proctors to test-takers is lower and the level of security is more advanced with video recordings of every session. In this video, you’ll hear ProctorU…

Increase Access, Lower Your Risks.

As online learning continues to expand, the need to securely and accurately assess individuals also increases. The ability to access knowledge from anywhere in the world is powerful, and ProctorU is proud to serve as a connection between education and advancement. Our proctoring services ensure the integrity of your online programs and our identity management…

Online Education is Growing Faster. How Can You Help It Grow Smarter?

Everything from catching up with friends and family to shopping to learning seems to live online these days. You can do pretty much anything on the Internet, and more things become available every day as technology advances even further. Education is following suit. Advances in online education have helped increase the availability of learning to…

How Can I Perform More Assessments and Still Lower Costs?

Unfortunately, administering a high volume of exams can become very costly if using a physical testing center with a hired proctor. In the higher education arena, some college courses, especially 100-level courses, can have upwards of 1,000 students in a single class, and all those students must take exams. For online and hybrid course work, assessments…