Tag: online courses (2)

ProctorFree - Behind the Scenes of Online Proctoring

What happens in the operating room of ProctorFree?

When taking online exams with a proctoring solution, students often question how the solution is actually ensuring academic integrity. Let’s demystify how ProctorFree holds its exam takers to a high[...]

ProctorFree Celebrates Online Learning Day

Why Online Learning Matters to the ProctorFree Team

In celebration of National Online Learning Day, we are sharing why online learning is important to each one of us. We are proud to do what we do here at ProctorFree and we are committed to[...]

ProctorFree - This Week in Cheating: The Apple Watch Ban!

Full disclosure here, people. I’m an Apple Fan-boy. Big time. I have a MacBook, an iPad, and iPhone, I’ve had an iPod Nano 5th gen for years, heck I even had the Limited Edition U2 iPod in High School. Obviously, I deeply covet the Apple Watch. Even[...]

Learning by Visuals

When it comes to learning, external representations, aka visualizations, have always been valuable tools to students. Visualizations play a key role in all learning.

ProctorFree - This Week in Cheating

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[...]

Improving Online Student and Instructor Correspondence

While there are many theories pertaining to online learning and outcomes, “Impact of Instructor Immediacy and Presence for Online Student Affective Learning, Cognition, and Motivation” addresses an important theory relating to the importance of web[...]

ProctorFree - NCTA 2014 Scavenger Hunt

Nothing gets me going like preparing for a conference. The anticipation of the keynotes, relentless scrolling of session descriptions to plan my schedule, and of course, the exhibitor’s SWAG. Next week (September 4-6) our team is heading to NCTA[...]

Is a cheaper degree more valuable when compared to long-term debt?

A record low number of college freshmen are in their first school of choice. Enrolling choices are affected by the cost of top-tier elite colleges, causing students and their parents to choose what the may have previously considered to be second or[...]

How can Students get an Affordable Degree and be Employable?

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[...]

MOOC's - Balancing Profit and Creativity

Connectivism and Connective Knowledge is considered the first MOOC ever offered. This was back in 2008. Five years later and MOOC is a household term.