Proctoring during COVID-19

We have witnessed a truly staggering rate of change over the past 30 days or so. We have also listened to countless individuals as they described the challenges COVID-19 is causing their organizations.   Everything from institutions of higher learning to corporate human resource providers trying to vet job applicants and potential new hires remotely. […]

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Contract Cheating

What is Contract Cheating? Contract cheating is when a student or academic candidate will contract with (pay) an online storefront or individual freelancer who completes their academic work for them. There are varying depths this can go to, ranging from writing papers to physically attempting to take an online examination. A recent article published by EdSurge highlights […]

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It was only a matter of time before massive open online courses (MOOC) were challenged to see online learning in a new light. Distributed Open Collaborative Course (DOCC) has a different approach to how students should learn through online education and the role of the instructor. Where MOOCs facilitated the traditional sense of teaching, having […]

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Students Using Social Media to Cheat

Administrators are increasing their awareness of possible cheating by younger generations through social media. As more students possess mobile phones, they feel the need to publicize their every move on the internet, including photos of test booklets. Is this an innocent action? Or a deliberate move to cheat? Just as we evolve through the generations, […]