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University of Albany Students Cheat for Cash

Here at ProctorFree, we have seen reports of students paying others to take classes or complete assignments for them. There are cheating websites everywhere that are using this business model. Students could even use eLance or ODesk to find quality work at a low cost. Even more often, students use their friends and classmates to […]

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ProctorFree featured in DetailedBlock

We want to thank the folks over at DetailedBlock for sitting down with us to discuss online, higher education, mooc’s, and the first release of our product. You can read the entire article here: http://bit.ly/11VdPxr

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Online Enrollment Growth

Online Enrollment as a Percent of Total Enrollment: 2002-2011 | Create infographics

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ProctorFree Selected As a Semi-Finalist for NC IDEA Spring Grant Cycle

ProctorFree was recently selected as a semi-finalist for NC IDEA’s Spring 2013 Grant Cycle. As a semi-finalist, ProctorFree is one step closer to being awarded up to $50,000 to support innovation and growth within the company. In total, 159 North Carolina companies applied for the NC IDEA grant and 30 were selected to move forward […]

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Enrollment Surge Forces CPCC to request more space

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) continues to grow in student enrollments but the Community College is running out of real estate and space for students to attend classes. _______________ CPCC President Tony Zeiss will likely ask Mecklenburg County to grant a bond referendum for nearly $124 million to pay for CPCC’s top projects over the […]

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Atlanta Testing Scandal

The shockwaves are still being felt in Atlanta with approximately 34 teachers and administrators being indicted in one of the largest testing and cheating scandals to date. “Prosecutors allege the 35 named defendants conspired to either cheat, conceal cheating or retaliate against whistle-blowers in an effort to bolster C.R.C.T. scores for the benefit of financial […]

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MOOC Professors: Don’t Grant Credit for MOOC Courses

In a study recently published by the Chronicle for Higher Education, 72% of professors teaching for MOOCs do not believe students should earn academic credit for participating in free massive open online courses. Interestingly enough, the professors surveyed do believe that MOOCs could reduce the cost of higher education and that MOOCs are here to stay. […]

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Online Proctoring Questions Answered: Computer Requirements

We receive a lot of questions from educators about technical requirements to use ProctorFree’s online proctoring program. Instructors are usually concerned about students with older computers that might not have a webcam or microphone-two very important requirements for online proctoring. Our online proctoring system needs a webcam and microphone in order to authenticate students with […]

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ProctorFree Announces NCTA Membership

ProctorFree is proud to announce our recent membership  into the National College Testing Association (NCTA), a non-profit organization focused on promoting quality in testing services and programs. With over 1300 members, testing professionals can collaborate to share best practices and research in test proctoring. ProctorFree is excited about the opportunity to connect with other professionals […]

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Colleges Rewarded for Affordability?

There has been much controversy over rising tuition rates in colleges since the economic recession. While other industries slashed prices to increase consumer confidence, colleges across the nation steadily raised tuition rates to make up for lost state funding. These dramatic increases forced many students to drop out or put their college education on hold. […]