Testing Integrity – Real People Proctors

Monthly Archives: May 2011

Testing Integrity – Real People Proctors

According to a recent study, Cheryl J. Wachenheim, an associate professor of agribusiness and applied economics at North Dakota State University, her economics online students may be cheating for final exams since they aren’t proctored and the temptation of cheating seems to high to pass up.  A faculty member teaching both on ground and online classes, Wachenheim fears […]

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WCET Scores a $1 Million Gates Grant

WCET (WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies) was recently awarded the Bill & Melinda Gates Grant on Predictive Analysis.  Congratulations to an organization that strives to promote new technologies, research, and opportunities in the world of educational technology and online learning.  To learn more read the full story.

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Online Learning Trends Study Released

The Babson Survey Research Group in partnership with Pearson Learning Solutions released the annual “Online Learning Trends in Private-Sector Colleges and Universities” report in March.  The findings are very interesting and echo the voice that acknowledges the steady growth of online education.  According to the report, sixty percent (60%) of private-sector colleges and universities report that online learning was […]

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Education Nation 2011

Education Nation 2011 is going strong and we are proud to be a part of this national effort to increase awareness about educating our nation’s children and adults!   University of Phoenix is a major sponsor to the event and last year they approached SmarterServices about our readiness assessment SmarterMeasure™.  They wanted to use our learning styles component […]

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Challenge to Donate for Your Neighbors-Tornado Victims

Alabama Based Company Donates to Neighbors for Tornado Relief and Challenges Like Minded Business to Do the Same The New York Yankees give $500,000 to the tornado relief efforts, Charlie Sheen visits Tuscaloosa, Alabama, thousands of faith based organizations like Samaritan’s Purse onsite in hard hit areas, and even a nationally recognized football rivalry bands together “Toomer’s for Tuscaloosa” to bring aid, […]

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