Alliance for Learning Integrity & Authentication (ALIA)
We are pleased to announce the Alliance for Learning Integrity & Authentication (ALIA). ALIA is an alliance of four companies providing a holistic proctoring solution – SmarterProctoring, B Virtual, Register Blast and Biometric Signature. Testing integrity and learner authentication continue to be hot button issues with educational institutions. Schools are tasked with managing all proctoring activities […]
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 […]
It’s Time for a Managed Services Approach to Online Proctoring
Written By Rick Beaudry, CEO of B Virtual Inc. Online exam monitoring (online proctoring) has landed on many institutions’ strategic radar due to increasing global growth in the demand for online exam delivery. Today’s institutions expect progressive service management and service delivery models from their providers. If this sounds familiar, it’s because online exam monitoring […]
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 […]
SmarterProctoring & B Virtual Inc Partnership
We are excited to announce our recent partnership with B Virtual Inc. SmarterProctoring provides a complete proctor management system that helps schools organize all proctoring tasks within the school’s LMS at no cost. We coordinate all types of proctoring modalities including virtual proctors, testing centers, and qualified individuals. SmarterProctoring also works with scheduling services such […]
NUTN Network Nomination Opportunity
The NUTN NETWORK 2014 Planning Committee invites you to nominate or self-nominate award candidates for awards in the following categories: • NUTN 2013 Research Paper Award • NUTN 2013 Shirley Davis Award for Excellence in Blended Learning • NUTN 2013 Distance Education Innovation Award • NUTN 2013 Award for Institutional Achievement • NUTN 2013 Student […]
Webinar with NUTN – Measuring What Matters
Join us for the first webinar of the year on Wed., Feb. 19th at 1:00 pm CST, sponsored by NUTN – Measuring What Matters –The Role of Non-Cognitive Factors in Student Success. It is FREE and we’d love for you to join us! Register today! Are you measuring what matters about your students? What if faculty […]
2013 WCET Managing Online Education Survey Results
New Survey Finds Higher Education Institutions Are Adopting Standards to Promote Online Education Quality The 2013 Managing Online Education Survey by WCET, Reveals 85% of Responding Institutions have Implemented some form of “standards” or “best practices” in online courses. Boulder, CO – WCET (the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies) in partnership with BCcampus, Connecticut Distance […]
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 […]
Grab Your Partner!
We are proud to say that we have so many great partners. Every now and then you need to acknowledge your success with the help of others. Check out our partner list below. Pearson Learning Solutions & Pearson Learning Studio PAR Framework Project Comevo Data180 Blue Canary Innovative Educators EdMap Hands on Labs Edutegrity Cengage/McGraw […]