Industry News & Notes

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 and SmarterServices Partner to Offer Flexible Proctoring Solutions


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ProctorU, the world’s largest provider of online proctoring and identity management services, is partnering with SmarterServices, a full-spectrum assessment services company. The ProctorU integration with SmarterServices’ SmarterProctoring platform allows organizations to use a single interface for scheduling, administration and reporting of proctored exams regardless of how they are delivered. “This integration between two powerhouses in… continue reading »