Tag: distance education (5)

ProctorFree - Semester Online Provides a Different Approach to Learning

While MOOCs may be taking most of the spotlight right now, there is another program that is gaining attention across the United States before it even begins. Semester Online, created by 2U, brings together a number of prestigious colleges and[...]

ProctorFree - ProctorFree Selected As a Finalist for NC IDEA

MyLearning ID - Selected as a Semi-Finalist for NC IDEA

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.

ProctorFree - Professors Thoughts on MOOCs

In a study recently published by the Chronicle for Higher Education, 72% of professors teaching for MOOCs do not believe students should earn academic credit for participating in free massive open online courses. Interestingly enough, the professors[...]

ProctorFree-ProctorFree Becomes NCTA Member Institution

ProctorFree is proud to announce our recent membership  into the National College Testing Association (NCTA), a non-profit organization focused on promoting quality in testing services and programs. With over 1300 members, testing professionals can[...]

ProctorFree - Colleges Rewarded for Affordability?

There has been much controversy over rising tuition rates in colleges since the economic recession. While other industries slashed prices to increase consumer confidence, colleges across the nation steadily raised tuition rates to make up for lost[...]

ProctorFree-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[...]

ProctorFree - 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,[...]

California Governor Pushes for Online Education

In an effort to curb the high cost of education, Governor Jerry Brown partnered with Udacity to introduce MOOCs to California’s higher education system.  Udacity, a MOOC based in Palo Alto, will partner with San Jose State University to offer online[...]

Online Cheating Websites Are Popular

Although it’s an older article (dated September 21, 2012), I just had to share this one. Inside Higher Ed  has reported that there are websites now available that offer students the opportunity for someone to take an entire online class for them.[...]