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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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This week in Cheating: Stranger than Fiction

Apparently in the revelry following the New Zealand All Blacks win in the Rugby World Cup, some overly excited student at Auckland based Avondale College circulated a hoax letter describing a new cheating deterrent. Deterrence is a big deal for us academic integrity folks. It’s like a no-harm/no-foul pre-emptive strike where everyone can test happily. […]

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NCTA 2015 Presentation Preview

The National College Testing Association Conference (NCTA 2015) in St. Pete, Florida is less than a week away and I can barley contain my excitement! Not just because it’s a great conference, not just because I get to see a bunch of my friends from different schools, not just because I get to go back […]

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This Week in Cheating: Increasing Access and Preserving Academic Integrity

Normally this blog series covers a cheating scandal or discusses new cheating methods and quells any anxiety by showing how ProctorFree can stop, prevent and detect any academic integrity issues. Once in a while we see an exemplar educational technology company making great strides for educational access while preserving the need for academic integrity. This […]

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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 Do Online Testing Products Increase Teacher Effectiveness?

Just yesterday we came across a well done post on MiddleWeb as part of their “New Teacher Series” titled “What an Effective Teacher’s Classroom Looks Like.” The article is worth the click. The authors, Annette Breaux and Todd Whitaker, lay out bullet points, or rather tangible pieces, of ineffective and effective teaching behaviors, environments, and pedagogy. Naturally, […]

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In an attempt to cheat, student is caught by group of teachers online

A Seattle-based student created a Craigslist ad for a “taller college age brunette” in order to take an online college placement test for her. Some teachers, members of a private teaching Facebook group, found out about it and decided to act. They had an English teacher —fitting the student’s profile —contact the student under a […]

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Online Learning – Is it the Answer for an Affordable Degree and Employability?

The idea of getting into college, only to graduate four years later graduate with six-figure debt and bleak career prospects, shows the landscape some students are facing in higher education. Long gone are the days when students had the luxury to opt for degrees out of pure interest instead of employability. Today, it takes one […]