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This Week in Cheating: Targeting Students through Facebook

Greetings Protectors of Academic Integrity and Proctoring, We are back with a brand new “This Week in Cheating”. This week we see a service that goes right after online classes and online proctoring. Last night I was scrolling through The Facebook and came across a sponsored ad. Facebook’s sponsored ads are really quite sophisticated. As a marketer, […]

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This Week in Cheating: Go To Jail

So if I understand this article correctly (click here), in China there is an exam you take in high school that determines your future education potential and career opportunities. It doesn’t get much more “high stakes” than that.  Where there are high stakes exams you’ll inevitably find cheaters, just like how autumn brings out every […]

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Are You Fit for Online Testing? Take the Quiz!

My goodness are there lots of variables to consider before taking online classes! Primarily, am I a good fit for online testing? To help you answer this, we made a fun little quiz. It’s only 5 questions and it’s not graded. Good Luck! [qzzr quiz=”106207″ width=”100%” height=”auto” redirect=”true” offset=”0″]

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Reflections on CHEP 2015, Niche Pedagogy Market

Hi everyone, Jeff here. I just returned from CHEP 2015 by CIDER at Virginia Tech. While I will always fondly remember Cabo Fish Tacos, the conference itself had a pretty significant impact on me as I reflected on the trends rising in pedagogies (the study/science of teaching). This post began as a follow-up email to attendees […]

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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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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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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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Avoiding Academic Dishonesty In the Classroom

Harvard University expelled around 70 students this month in response to a cheating scandal that rocked the university last year. In addition to the 70 students that were forced to withdraw, the media reports that around 100 additional students received disciplinary action as a result of their behavior. According to the New York Times, 279 […]

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Are Colleges Going Out Of Business?

In a recent blog post by Mark Cuban he questions the future of colleges if they continue to operate on the same business model as they have for the past century. Cuban makes valuable points that should be paid attention to in this blog. For one, tuition rates have continued to increase in the worst […]

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In a previous blog post about Coursera we covered the rapid increase in enrollments online MOOCs have been receiving. The model of cheap or free education for everyone paired with top quality course content has driven knowledge hungry students from all backgrounds into this space. One of the main issues still remains though. How do […]