Industry News & Notes

Five Ways Data Can Improve Your Program


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Utilizing the most comprehensive reporting available in the online proctoring industry With access to new reports and analytics, you can make better data-driven decisions to increase your proctoring solution’s effectiveness. Our system tracks, analyzes and reports on data connected to test integrity, the test-taker experience, and technical issue resolution. We’ve provided data for individual exam… continue reading »

ProctorU Celebrates Black History Month, Honoring Individuals who Move People Forward… in School, in Work, and in Life.


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Since 1976, each United States president has named February as Black History Month, a time when we recognize and honor remarkable past and present achievements of African Americans. This month, we’re celebrating notable individuals who have had an impact on both the African American and higher education communities. Their accomplishments speak for themselves. Dr. Molefi… continue reading »

Artificial Intelligence in Online Proctoring: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Going


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This article originally appeared in the EDUCAUSE Industry Insights Column. Artificial intelligence (AI) is a buzzword across nearly every industry these days. Though its origins date back to the 1950s, we’ve seen a tipping point in its application over the past decade that is progressing rapidly. AI has begun to permeate multiple facets of higher… continue reading »

The Catch 22 of Technology in Higher Education


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This article originally appeared in the EDUCUASE Industry Insights Column. It just so happens that 2018, the year of EDUCAUSE’s 20th anniversary, is also ProctorU’s 10th anniversary. Like EDUCAUSE, we have been commemorating the history of online education, especially the technologies that made online education possible and resulted in the need for online proctoring. Imagine… continue reading »

Is It Time for Accreditors to Raise the Bar in Online Education Standards?


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This article originally appeared in the EDUCAUSE Industry Insights Column. Institutions of higher education protect their reputation with carefully crafted academic integrity policies. This is core to an institution’s mission to encourage the intellectual growth and original thought of their students while prohibiting plagiarism and other forms of academic dishonesty. With the significant increase in… continue reading »

ProctorU Response to Cheating Scandal


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On March 12th, 2019, the largest case of college admissions fraud in US history was the subject of a federal criminal indictment involving 50 individuals. A college prep organization used bribes, cheating and fraud to improve student ACT/SAT test scores and secure athletic scholarships to gain an unfair advantage for admissions to select prestigious universities…. continue reading »