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LOCKDOWN BROWSWER VS. LOCKED BROWSER PLUGINS
December 10, 2018

A bare-knuckle cage fight

This isn’t really a bare-knuckle cage fight. It’s a straight comparison between LockDown Browser® and the various browser plugins that refer to themselves as a “locked browser.” [Read More]

INTEGRITY IN ONLINE TESTING: EXCERPTS FROM A PANEL SESSION
December 3, 2018

A Discussion about Challenges & Solutions

We recently participated in an engaging panel session on integrity in online testing at the EDUCAUSE annual conference. Key moments from the session are captured, edited for clarity and brevity. [Read More]

TAMING THE CHAOS OF ONLINE TESTING
October 22, 2018

How a teacher in Kentucky put an end to cheating

As students take an online test, you move around the classroom to ensure they stay on task. A classroom cop, patrolling the aisles. A student raises her hand, and you go over to help. Silently, chaos ensues. One student pulls up a document with class notes, two others have the nerve to start an online chat. Several more students open a second tab in their browser to search the internet for answers. [Read More]

SUMMER SCHOOL AND WORKING STUDENTS
April 11, 2018

How Alamo Colleges District supports working students in compressed summer courses

Twenty years ago, the summer months on college campuses were a bit sleepy. But with the rise of online learning, summer term has become a peak time for delivering online courses. [Read More]

THE NECESSITY OF CHANGE
February 20, 2018

A winter storm at Georgia State University prompted instructors to try new technology

Nature can be unpredictable, a fact proven this past year as universities were battered by hurricanes, earthquakes, and winter storms. But with challenge comes opportunity. [Read more]

SELECTING AN EXAM PROCTORING SOLUTION: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON’S EXPERIENCE
February 12, 2018

Selecting a proctoring solution for online exams requires a careful evaluation process. This article summarizes five factors that led the University of Texas Arlington to choose Respondus Monitor – a fully-automated solution for online proctoring. [Read more]