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Using artificial intelligence and machine learning for effective proctoring

Over the years, the concept of artificial intelligence has inspired many a science fiction story, but the reality is more straight-forward. Machine learning, algorithms and automated decision-making aren’t a full-on replacement for humans, but rather an augmentation. There will always be great humans behind the scenes.  In the case of online proctoring, AI allows humans […]

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ProctorFree announced today it has partnered with premier online textbook retailer to provide its online bookstore customers with leading online proctoring technology. The partnership is the latest move in a continued initiative by to connect existing customers with innovations to enhance remote learning. Participating institutions in’s Online Bookstore program will now have […]

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Find the online proctoring features you need

Before implementing any tool, it’s important to understand the underlying technology so you can effectively analyze your results and operate with full transparency.  Here’s a quick introduction to what you can expect to find in an online proctoring program, from the essentials to the bells and whistles.  Login verification with photo ID When proctoring an […]

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Preparing for the online proctoring reality

Taking a test is stressful under normal circumstances. That anxiety is bound to increase if students are confronted with complex technology systems or a lack of information about how to navigate the new virtual learning environment. That’s why our first recommendation to institutions is to keep an open line of communication with test takers and […]

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The future is logging in: Online credentials are here to stay

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we learn. We’re seeing that play out in schools now, as the fall semester gets underway. But the pandemic has also impacted the pursuit of other credentials, such as licenses and certifications.  With unemployment at record levels, many workers are using this time to beef up their skills. […]

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The age of online exams

2020 will surely go down in history as a year when humanity was put to the test. The novel coronavirus pandemic has introduced a worldwide wave of mass disruption and digital transformation, the likes of which we have never seen before. As academic and business leaders rush to conform to brand-new norms, online exams have […]

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NWEA says investing in online proctoring is priority #1

COVID-19 has disrupted nearly every aspect of society, and education is no exception.  While many hoped the public health ramifications would wind down by fall and that students would be able to return to school like normal, it has become clear this is not the case. So, as we approach the 2020-21 school year, how […]

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Proctoring During Campus Emergencies

During the event of campus closures, emergencies, or any extraordinary event that interferes with the normal operations of a learning institution, ProctorFree will significantly discount the cost of our proctoring services.  With the recent concerns over the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), this is just one example of an event that can lead colleges to re-evaluate […]

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What We’re Reading – Spotlight on Online Learning Pathways and CBE

Spotlight on Online Learning Pathways and CBE We are back with more great articles about higher education and online learning. Here are the articles we most enjoyed reading and sharing this week; covering subjects including how online proctoring is easing online education pain, a new LMS that is designed as a game, CBE, and more […]

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Why Online Proctoring Works for Online Students in Higher Education

A Cure for the Dissatisfied Online Student Every aspect of the online learning experience is designed to enhance accessibility and convenience, except the online assessment process. Students also deserve an exceptional online assessment experience. With ProctorFree’s online proctoring, students have an exceptional online learning, and assessment, experience enhanced by clear communication and continued support. We […]