Credential Verification Leads to Dismissal

Theresa, McBain, a former Methodist minister, has been ousted from her position with a Humanist group at Harvard after admitting she overstated her educational experience. The resulting fallout shows why it is so important to follow up and ensure[...]

Businesses Improve Efficiency With Cloud Certifications

Many rushed to jump on the Cloud bandwagon but only a handful possessed or sought to acquire the know-how. As a result, many companies and especially their employees didn’t know how to work in a cloud-based business environment, let alone make the[...]

UNC Chapel Hill Offers Make-up Classes After Academic Scandal

The North Carolina Chapel Hill University has been under public scrutiny again after more details have leaked regarding its academic-fraud scandal, according to which, 384 students and alumni took fraudulent classes in the African Studies[...]

Penn State University assesses their MOOC experience

The Penn State University’s five MOOCs offered through Coursera, attracted more than 300,000 sign-ups, a number that surprised the MOOCs faculty. Students weren’t the only ones getting something out of these MOOCs, the professors gained valuable[...]

University focuses on biometrics to deal with online cheating

With the rapid growth of internet-based courses offered by colleges and universities worldwide, there has also been a spike in online cheating. Previously, there has been no way to tell who was writing an exam or paper, as there was no way to see[...]

Iris Recognition Technology Makes Student ID Cards Redundant

Many schools and colleges around the US have introduced advanced ID verification technology this school year. As iris recognition technology becomes easier to develop, standardize and afford, a growing number of educational institutions chooses iris[...]

As Technology Advances So Does Cheating

Cut-and-paste might still be popular among students, but the rise of Massive Open Online Courses forced students to come up with new, ingenious ways of cheating. Dr. Bernand Bull, professor of Educational Design and Technology at Concordia[...]

SMOC – Synchronous Massive Online Class

With MOOC gaining popularity through easily accessible websites such as Coursera, it is no surprise that traditional institutions of higher learning are beginning to implement their own spin. In August, two professors at the University of Texas at[...]

ProctorFree - Wharton To Offer Online MBA Courses Through Coursera

Students who have always dreamed of earning an MBA from Wharton can now get a taste of what it’s like through Coursera. In a recent repot published on Yahoo, Wharton has announced that the school will offer several courses in the MOOC format that[...]

New Heartbeat Identity Verification Product

Never worry about remembering passwords, your heart could be the only key you need. New tech gadget, the Nymi; a wireless wristband that uses your heartbeat to validate your identity. Bionym Incorporation’s CEO, Karl Martin, hopes Nymi can replace[...]