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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…

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…

The Stakes Rise When a Raise is at Stake

There are thousands of certifications, accreditations, and licenses that can help professionals advance their careers. Some certifications simply exist to provide opportunities for continued professional learning and development, but more often than not, obtaining a certification can result in a higher salary or better chance for promotion. In some occupations, employers won’t even consider hiring…

A Certification is Only Worth the Trust People Place in It

Does cheating only occur within the higher education spectrum? Professionals feel pressure to do well and gain certifications that will afford them employment or career advancement. It’s hard to believe that working professionals would seek ways to cheat the system, but unfortunately, some do. When you think professional, the word “doctor” may be one of…