Industry News & Notes

Industry News & Notes

President Obama weighs in on higher education


| Blog Posts

The president made headlines recently with with remarks on the state of American higher education. In his state of the union address, President Obama announced that he would put colleges on notice and unveiled the details of this mantra during another speech at the University of Michigan. The president’s policy aims to reduce the cost… continue reading »

Mark your calendar for Digital Learning Day 2012


| Blog Posts

February 1, 2012 is Digital Learning Day, a nationwide campaign developed to raise awareness for online education. Next Wednesday, a virtual national town hall meeting will be broadcast live from Washington, D.C., and will highlight four to six satellite locations. Both California and Alabama, the two states in which ProctorU operates online proctoring centers, are… continue reading »

Wikipedia to blackout English version in protest of SOPA


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Two well-known Internet brands will host protests against a controversial law tomorrow. Wikipedia will stage an online protest to a proposed anti-piracy law by shutting down the English version of its site for 24 hours and Google’s homepage will include a link declaring its opposition. The moves are in opposition to the Stop Online Piracy… continue reading »

The word is already getting out


| In The News

“Why not point out the significance of ProctorU and of the students at more than 100 colleges and universities that rely on this Pelham-based business to take online courses and virtual tests.”

ProctorU offers online convenience to students


| In The News

“ProctorU, a live proctoring service that offers students enrolled in online classes a convenient method for proctoring online exams, now working with The University of Alabama to offer online proctoring for exams.”

Pelham-based ProctorU growing as online testing monitor


| In The News

“ProctorU, a firm that monitors exams taken over the Internet by students at 100 universities, has seen dramatic growth, and expects more. The volume of exams it proctors has swollen by 20 to 30 percent each month for most of this year, one of the company’s founders says.”