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 […]
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 […]
Professor or Policeman?
When I was in high school our history teacher expected us to cheat. That’s right, she had fostered an environment in which everyone cheated on her exams. During the exam she would noticeably be reading a book or working on filing papers in a file cabinet in the room. This practice had been going on […]
Cheating in High School & College
Cheating with Your Bare Legs
Should we require full length pants as part of the dress code? You be the judge.
Cheating with a Water Bottle
Thirsty anyone? What’s the harm with a little H2O while taking a test?