Why Do Schools Not Provide More Proctoring Choices?

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Why Do Schools Not Provide More Proctoring Choices?

Regarding proctoring, faculty want choices.  Students also want choices.  But often administrators have to limit those choices.  Why? One of the tenants of academic freedom is that faculty members should have the liberty to determine what they teach, methods they use to teach it and how mastery is assessed.  However, at many institutions the options […]

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Proctoring Process Management – The Evolution Continues

~Rick Beaudry – B Virtual Inc, Guest Blog Post Last week I discussed approaching online exam monitoring (proctoring) with a people, process and technology managed services framework in the blog post “It’s Time For A Managed Services Approach To Online Proctoring”. An integrated approach to exam proctoring is on many institutions’ strategic radar due to […]

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7 Mission Critical Objectives for Online Programs

Colleges, universities, and k12 schools are learning, albeit some faster than others, that having a successful online program requires more than just creating mobile courses.  While developing courses to meet instructional design standards is important, that is only one student need among others.  Often times schools stop there and fail to complete the circle that […]

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Summer Webinar Series

Don’t miss our summer webinar series! In June and July we will be discussing how to redefine the proctoring process and use student data to improve practices.  Both webinars are free, but space is limited, so sign up today! Redefining the Proctoring Process Wednesday, June 25th, 1:00 cst/2:00 est REGISTER – https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/878783246 SmarterProctoring and B […]

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The 5 Smartest Ways to Maximize Your Conference Budget

Has your corporate travel budget been cut AGAIN? If so, you are not alone.  Often times the first thing to go in a budget is travel.  While some trips could be seen as leisurely meetings, for many people they are a way to get valuable, required training hours, meet with client, get new business, and […]

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SmarterMeasure Users’ Group – Success!

We are pleased to report that our first ever SmarterMeasure Users’ Group was a success!  With 18 schools represented, it was a great time talking shop about how schools have used SmarterMeasure.  We also welcomed our colleagues at Universityof Southern Indiana who were able to attend virtually.  The day opened up with a warm bagel […]

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How May I Help You?

How may I help you?  Have you ever said those words to someone?  Has anyone ever approached you with that question?  Good customer service begins with proper assessment of the situation, circumstances, and demeanor of the person with whom you are talking.  Handling irate people, an unfortunate situation, or misunderstanding takes a lot of patience.  […]

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Throwback Thursdays – Webinars

Did you know that we provide an archive to all of our previously recorded webinars?  They are great training resources and can be used with groups.  To access the webinar, just click the appropriate link below. Happy Throwback Thursday! A Conversation About the Challenges Facing eLearning Leaders: A Review of ITC’s Distance Education Survey Best […]

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Offer Students A Non-Cognitive Learning Assessment for Media Rich Courses During Online Student Orientation

San Luis Obispo (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Comevo LLC provides school online orientation software service to higher education institutions assuring students a positive first year experience. SmarterServices, provides SmarterMeasure which is the nation’s leading non-cognitive online learner readiness assessment tool. Traditionally higher education, in-person orientation programs welcome students, explain campus policy and academic information necessary […]

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WCET Leadership Summit – Under the Sword of Data

Recently, our president, Dr. Mac Adkins had the privilege of attending the WCET Leadership Summit in Salt Lake City, Utah.  It was an intimate gathering of higher ed professionals who are focused on research and trying to figure out what to do with all the data schools are collecting about students.  Everything from student retention, engagement, and […]

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