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Exposing Financial Aid Fraud with Online Proctoring

Imagine all the things your institution is doing to fight the high cost of higher education. Are you facing increased pressure to find efficiencies, reduce lab, book, and other classroom costs? Are you being challenged to rethink things that effect the way you teach? As you and your administration work so hard to save a few…

Why Scale Matters in Exam Proctoring

Why does scale matter for administering exams? You don’t need to look any further than the way traditional exams have been delivered within a physical testing center. Booking a physical testing center can cause complications tied to limited options. Test-takers are limited to the days of the week a center is open and proctored exams…

Essay Mills: 4 Cautionary Tales

The pressure of academic deadlines is something that every student faces during their college career. The stress can be so intense that some turn to using essay mills. Essay mills are, unfortunately, legal companies who write essays for students in exchange for a fee, usually based on essay length and due date. Doing a quick…

How to Rock Finals Week

It’s that time of year again: a time of pulling all-nighters; living on energy drinks, coffee and junk food; and of reviewing everything from an entire semester in a few days of studying. Finals week is here. We get it. Finals are hard, but they are important, and let your professors and you see how…

McGraw-Hill Education and ProctorU Partnership

McGraw-Hill Education is teaming up with ProctorU, the largest online proctoring company in the industry. The collaboration will allow McGraw-Hill to deliver digital ALEKS Placement, Preparation and Learning (ALEKS PPL) exams to their students with ProctorU’s highly-advanced and secure remote proctoring system. This will allow colleges and institutions to rest easy as their students take…

National Distance Learning Week 2017

National Distance Learning Week 2017 is here! Distance learning is ever growing and increasingly important in today’s scholastic environment. Educational opportunities are becoming available across the world as technology becomes more advanced and more accessible. According to The Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE) 2017 report, there has been a 19 percent increase since 2011…

Online Students’ Online Testing Options

Should students take online courses? Does online learning help students? There are many benefits to online learning, and people continue to further prove the value of and need for it. An increasing number of students are taking the online education route, as shown by recent reports. Even while overall enrollment in higher education decreases, enrollment levels…

ProctorU Spotlight: Stephanie Dille

Today in our ProctorU Spotlight is Chief Marketing Officer Stephanie Dille! Stephanie came aboard ProctorU in the spring of this year. Hi Stephanie! What is your title?  S: Chief Marketing Officer. Where did you grow up? S: I was born in Ohio but have spent most of my life in Minnesota. Where did you attend…

ProctorU Cares

ProctorU cares! In the coming months, ProctorU will be giving back to our local communities in Livermore, Calif., Folsom, Calif., and Birmingham, Ala. So far in Livermore, we are partnering with: Alameda County Food Bank Open Heart Kitchen In Folsom, we will be helping: Sacramento Food Bank California WEAVE Finally, in Birmingham, we will be…