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MIT Online Education Policy Initiative

This month the Online Education Policy Initiative at MIT released a study done on how to further education in all aspects, with a focus on online education. The study has four focus zones: interdisciplinary collaboration, online educational technologies, learning engineers, and institutional/organizational change. The overarching message of the study is that while all fields are […]

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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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New Release – Schedule a Demo!

ProctorFree has just released our latest version of software, which comes with a large number of changes. This new deployment brings a host of changes, both in improved functionality and smoother looks. •New Interface: We offer a more user-friendly appearance of our platform making navigation even easier for both students and instructors. •Cloud Integration: Arguably […]

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LMS Buying Trends in Higher Education

Eduventures released a comprehensive report on Learning Management Systems this month, covering 20 LMS platforms. Approximately 900 institutions have been migrating or consolidating systems in the past 5 years, but most importantly, schools that were replacing an old LMS chose to switch to Blackboard products over 90% of the time. In the realm of entirely […]

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Charlotte EdTech Company Raises Funding, Closes Big Partnerships

Charlotte, N.C. — ProctorFree announced a successful round of investment funding to close out 2015 and contribute to continued growth in 2016. This financing round was led by Real Ventures with participation by Task Force X Capital and other select, individual investors. This funding will enable ProctorFree to maintain and enhance its cutting-edge technology, accelerate […]

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ProctorFree Welcomes Eric McGee as Director of Partnership Development

Please join us in welcoming Eric McGee to the ProctorFree team. Eric brings a wealth of knowledge and over 10 years of higher education experience. As Director of Partnership Development, Eric will work with current and future university partners to identify integration opportunities and implementation strategies. Eric’s prior experience in higher education includes time working […]

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Majority of Students Admit to Cheating in College

Want to see a magic trick? OK, follow along. I can predict with extreme accuracy whether or not you cheated in college. Regardless of once, twice, or for all 4 years. It doesn’t matter if it was one assignment with a smidgen of plagiarism, a little eye-wandering on the big test, or full-blown stealing the […]

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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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Can Social Media Be a Learning Tool?

Written by Nicholas Alesantrino Considering the most repeated phrase by teachers and most annoying phrase to students is “put your phones away,” I would have to say social media could be used as productive learning tool in and out of a classroom. The students only have so many people they can text. What do you think […]

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#WorldTeachersDay

A big, huge, monstrous, shout out to all the teachers who shape us into who we are today. Our team is passionate about #education and #learning, and for #WorldTeachersDay, ProctorFree team members decided to share who their favorite teacher is/was and what made them so special. What made these teachers so amazing, and why were […]