Industry News & Notes

Before We Watch, We Listen


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Before we ever proctor an institution’s exam, we listen to their people. We listen to what is needed to maintain full academic integrity. We ensure their exact specifications are understood and trained to our proctors clearly. We make sure their exams and information will be 100 percent secure. Before the exam begins, we review the… continue reading »

We Wrote the Book on Proctoring – Then We Re-Wrote It


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Education is the great equalizer. People, no matter their circumstances, can better themselves and their lives when equipped with the right knowledge and skills to do so. One of higher education’s most noble pursuits is making knowledge accessible to all. However, recent economic trends have led to skyrocketing tuition costs* and increased criticisms of academic… continue reading »

Exposing Financial Aid Fraud with Online Proctoring


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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… continue reading »

Why Scale Matters in Exam Proctoring


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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… continue reading »

Essay Mills: 4 Cautionary Tales


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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… continue reading »

How to Rock Finals Week


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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… continue reading »

National Distance Learning Week 2017


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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… continue reading »

Online Students’ Online Testing Options


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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… continue reading »

ProctorU Spotlight: Stephanie Dille


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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… continue reading »