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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 Education and CBE

Spotlight on Online Education 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 high school online learning pathways, CBE programs, big data and more in higher education and online learning. How a Rural Alaska […]

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What We’re Reading – Spotlight on Online Proctoring

Spotlight on Online Proctoring 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 online proctoring, traditional versus nontraditional students, and more in online learning. The Placebo Effect of Online Proctoring – Eduventures Cheating in online courses […]

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Behind the Scenes of Online Proctoring

What happens in the operating room of ProctorFree? When taking online exams with a proctoring solution, students often question how the solution is actually ensuring academic integrity. Let’s demystify how ProctorFree holds its exam takers to a high standard of honesty and integrity. Step into the operating room of ProctorFree and learn how we analyze […]

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Answering the Bell

ProctorFree Provides a Lasting Online Proctoring Solution ProctorFree provides a proctoring solution that delivers a permanent remedy to the problem of academic dishonesty in online assessments. We are committed to ensuring academic integrity while providing an exceptional student experience. As part of our processes to ensure a lasting solution, ProctorFree analyzes 100% of every exam […]

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Why do we cheat?

We’ve talked before about the cheater’s high, how people experience satisfaction when they cheat. While it explains that unethical behavior can stimulate a sense of achievement for the cheater rather than shame or guilt, it doesn’t explain why we resort to this unethical behavior in the first place. The Cheater’s High study showed that people […]

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Cheater’s High Confirmed by New Study on Unethical Behavior

What we knew about cheating and its emotional consequences is thrown out of the window in view of a new study’s findings. A study titled, “The Cheater’s High: The Unexpected Affective Benefits of Unethical Behavior” debunks the assumption that unethical behavior elicits negative feelings of shame, guilt or anxiety. The research asserts that people who […]

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As Technology Advances So Does Cheating

Cut-and-paste might still be popular among students, but the rise of Massive Open Online Courses forced students to come up with new, ingenious ways of cheating. Dr. Bernand Bull, professor of Educational Design and Technology at Concordia University, examined in his educators-targeted MOOC, “Understanding Cheating In Online Courses”, and the many dark aspects of academic […]

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Possible Cheating Epidemic for Online Education

With the rise of online education there comes the outbreak of cheaters. Educators are scurrying to stay ahead of the game in cheating. Online courses have emerged for participants (mostly professors) to teach ways of identifying and catching cheating students. Software is on the route to certify courses and use best practices for academic integrity. […]

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Proctoring an Exam in the Middle of the Night

Going above and beyond the call of duty, Gail Winter, assistant director of the International Studies Office of Wesleyan University. She was presented with a Cardinal Achievement Award this month for her extra efforts. Read the article here: http://newsletter.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2013/07/29/wintercardinalaward/ ProctorFree provides an online, on-demand exam proctoring solution that will allow faculty and students to avoid situations […]