10 Milestones in 10 Years – Happy Birthday SmarterServices
Reached over 1,250,000 students with our readiness assessment – SmarterMeasure (formerly known as READI) Changed company name from DECADE Consulting to eLearning Tool Box. Have operated for ten years as a zero-debt company! Went through a complete rebranding from eLearning Tool Box to SmarterServices that included new logos, colors, literature, websites, displays, and product names. […]
Reflections from Company President – Dr. Mac Adkins
As reported this week in The Washington Post the Encyclopedia Britannica has stopped the presses and will cease production of its print based books. After 244 years of production of one of the world’s most respected information resources, the publisher must now change its way of doing business. When I first heard this news it evoked some […]
A Nation of Cheaters?
Are we a nation of cheaters? Do all students cheat (even if a little bit) on a high stakes exam at some point while getting their education? With the recent incidents of cheating exposed nationally, media is asking the question, is cheating an epidemic? Noted in a recent Washington Post article, cheating has been going on […]
2010 ELearning Trends – Instructional Technology Council
Released in May 2011, from the Instructional Technology Council, the 2010 Distance Education Survey Results: Trends in eLearning: Tracking the Impact of eLearning at Community Colleges, offers seven issues of relevant regulatory and legislative activity that are currently impacting the trends in distance learning. State Authorization for Institutions Offering Distance Education to Out-of-State Students Increased Scrutiny of […]
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 […]
Last week, we were invited to participate in an online interview by the E-Learning Queen’s assistant, Susan Smith Nash. The E-Learning Queen Blog is jammed packed with great information for those interested in learning more about online education. Check out our complete interview here.
Formerly Known As Thinking Smarter (formerly eToolsAlert) August 2010 Do you want to THINK SMARTER? Do you want to work SMARTER, NOT HARDER? Our new monthly newsletter is designed to help you make minutes count. It is our new commitment to you. Organizing your data and giving it back to you in a format […]
Thinking Smarter eNews
Thinking Smarter (formerly eToolsAlert) June 2010 Do you want to THINK SMARTER? Do you want to work SMARTER, NOT HARDER? Our new monthly newsletter is designed to help you make minutes count. It is our new commitment to you. Organizing your data and giving it back to you in a format that empowers you to make […]
Proctors in 50 States
SmarterProctors is proud to announce that all 50 states and Canada are now represented in our database. But we still need more people to register as proctors. It is FREE and if you are selected by a student or school you could earn extra money. To create a free profile go to SmarterProctors.
SmarterProctors’ Drive Begins!
Are you interested in making some additional income? Are you a clergy member, teacher, librarian, notary public, or educator? We are currently having a member drive to increase our database of proctors to administer high stakes exams. SmarterProctors is a database of individuals who want to earn money proctoring exams for learners. It is absolutely […]