Tag: online education (7)

The Anonymous Factor

In a case study that explored asynchronous communication experiences and perspectives of online students, results found that one of the main advantages students enjoyed was the the anonymous factor.

The Importance of Social Presence in the Online Classroom

study examined Empire State College online students to explore the relationship among student’s perception of social presence in online courses, as well as student’s perceived learning, and satisfaction with their instructor, found that there is a[...]

Vicarious Interaction in an Online Learning Environment

What is vicarious interaction?

Typically, in a traditional classroom, a teacher asks a question, and a student answers it. This interaction takes place on a single student at a time, and is a highly interactive and important part of the educational[...]

Becoming a great e-teacher!

What makes an online instructor a great online instructor?

While online teachers need to provide intellectual and scholarly leadership, and share subject matter knowledge with students, some have said that the role of online teaching is unlike[...]

Creating Equivalent Learning for Distance Learners

How do different environments affect learners?

According to the equivalency theory, it is the responsibility of the educator to design learning events that provide experiences with equal value for learners no matter what environment the learners are[...]

ProctorFree- This Week in Cheating - Outsource Online Essays

In the past week we’ve heard of two web-based services (Here and here; and honestly researching this blog we found a few more) that will write your online essay for you, take your online test, and whatever else you want them to do in your online[...]

ProctorFree is going to Music City Tennesse for SACSOC Annual Meeting

The ProctorFree team is heading to Music City! The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSOC) Annual Meeting is in Nashville, Tennessee this December 6th to 9th and we’ll be exhibiting.

SACS is an accrediting body –[...]

ProctorFree - This Week in Cheating: Cicret Wearable technology

A new startup out of France has a cool new device to view your phone…and everyone is freaking out!

Cicret, (pronounced secret…I guess since this other app is named Secret they got a little clever with the spelling. And even that Secret had to get a[...]

How can the Situated Learning Theory be situated online?

The situated learning theory states that learning occurs as a function of the activity, context, and culture in which it occurs. This means that students learn content through activities rather than acquiring information organized by instructors.

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