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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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Adult Nontraditional Students Are On The Rise

Edtech is Fueling the Growth of Nontraditional Students in Higher Ed with Flexibility and Accessibility. Adult, nontraditional students are already a major part of the education landscape, and their growth is not slowing down. As the number of adult students rise, edtech plays an ever-increasing role in helping these nontraditional learners succeed. Adult learning requires […]

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Alternative Credentials Grow with Trust

UPCEA/Pearson Survey Draws Attention to the Challenge Facing Alternative Credentials. “The root of the word ‘credential’ is credence, and the value offered by credibility is only possible when credentials are based on a foundation of solid learning and assessment design, backed by trusted, experienced learning organizations.” -Jim Fong, Director, UPCEA Center for Research and Marketing Strategy […]

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Takeaways from an Edsurge Podcast

We love Edsurge! (Check out ProctorFree’s Edsurge product page). Edsurge has a new podcast feature that I was excited to check out. While the podcasts I listened to were all great; the project based learning podcast on strategies for promoting student collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking was a real winner. A team of two educators, […]

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5 Things I Learned at the AppState FreeLearning Conference

Last Friday I took a scenic drive up to Boone for the Appalachian State FreeLearning Conference. Spoiler alert: if you can get to this conference, go! For a whole bunch of reasons this conference needs to be on your 2016 calendar including the awesome team that organized it, the wide regional representation (Duke folks, Elon faculty, […]

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BlackBoard World 2015

Wow, what an excellent conference! Being near the center of our nation’s capital felt appropriate for this years Blackboard World 2015 conference. While we didn’t directly attend any sessions we did our best to stay tuned in and appreciated hearing feedback from all of the visitors that came by our booth, some new and some […]

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Canvas InstructureCon Wrap-Up and Impressions

Wow! What a conference! As first time attendees, Mike and I (the co-founders of ProctorFree) could not have been more impressed with the delivery of such a grand event. From the food, entertainment, and sessions, the Canvas staff thought of everything to make the event educational and fun. Our goal when we registered for the […]

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ProctorFree Selected as a Finalist for the 2014 Charlotte Venture Challenge

ProctorFree, an educational technology startup located in Charlotte, NC, has been selected to participate as a finalist in the Charlotte Venture Challenge competition. The Charlotte Venture Challenge is a startup competition specifically for high-growth tech startups located in the Southeast region of the United States. Over 100 companies apply each year to compete in the […]