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SACSCOC 2014 Highlights

SACSCOC (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges) 2014 was a momentous conference set in an incredible facility. The ProctorFree team has had a chance to reflect and wants to share some of the highlights with you. The What: From SACS themselves, “The 2014 SACSCOC Annual Meeting program will feature plenary and concurrent […]

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This Week in Cheating: Outsource that Online Essay!    

In the past week we’ve heard of two web-based services (Here and here; and honestly researching this blog we found a few more) that will write your online essay for you, take your online test, and whatever else you want them to do in your online class. The big focus, and most popular buy across […]

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ProctorFree is going to Music City Tennesse for SACSOC Annual Meeting

The ProctorFree team is heading to Music City! The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSOC) Annual Meeting is in Nashville, Tennessee this December 6th to 9th and we’ll be exhibiting. SACS is an accrediting body – so what is ProctorFree doing there? Well since we can verify the identity of individuals […]

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This Week in Cheating: Cicret Wearable Technology

A new startup out of France has a cool new device to view your phone…and everyone is freaking out! Cicret, (pronounced secret…I guess since this other app is named Secret they got a little clever with the spelling. And even that Secret had to get a URL with .ly!) is an app connected to a bracelet, […]

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The Importance of an Honor Code Culture

An interesting study in relation to cheating and honor codes found that the lowest level of cheating among students occurred at a school that did not have an honor code. In contrast, it found that a school with an 100-year-old honor code had one of the highest levels of cheating among students. According to research by […]

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Quality Matters and Their Incredible People

I spent the better part of last week in Baltimore for the Quality Matters 6th Annual Meeting. Now I have been traveling to lots of conferences this year for ProctorFree, but this one was quite different. I think it has to do with some of their incredibly people. There was the typical keynote sessions and […]

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“How can they catch me if they don’t see me?”

With the increase of online course development, how students will uphold academic integrity is a major concern. In the “Cheating in the Digital Age: Do Students Cheat More in Online Courses? study, 635 undergraduate and graduate students self-reported cheating and specific dishonest behavior during live and online courses. The study found that the percentage of […]

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Building An Excellent Entrepreneurship Program  

We recently had the pleasure of participating in a truly awe-inspiring and impactful weeklong conference at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business at their Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation called “The Experiential Classroom: Building Excellent Entrepreneurship Programs”. At this conference 83 participants from around the world came to learn from elite faculty members […]

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“Who loves online testing?”, Reflecting on NCTA14 in Denver

Going to conferences can sometimes be hit-or-miss as an exhibitor. Attendance is usually an estimated number, the exhibit hall might have an awkward layout, and you can get poor table placement. None of that happened last week – NCTA14 rocked! The organizers did a fantastic job with the layout of the hall, we weren’t cramped, and […]

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NCTA 2014: Mining for Success, Scavenger Hunt!

Nothing gets me going like preparing for a conference. The anticipation of the keynotes, relentless scrolling of session descriptions to plan my schedule, and of course, the exhibitor’s SWAG. Next week (September 4-6) our team is heading to NCTA 2014 in Denver, and the theme is “Mining for Success”. Now to be fair, I don’t know […]