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Summer School and Working Students

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. Alamo Colleges District in San Antonio is a prime example. It offers more […]

Coming Together

A devastating earthquake in Mexico City tests the resilience of students and faculty at Tecnológico de Monterrey In September 2017, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico City. Hundreds were left dead, over 6,000 were injured, and thousands more had suddenly found themselves homeless. When the dust settled at Tecnológico de Monterrey, three of the university’s […]

The Necessity of Change

How 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. In early December 2017, a snowstorm hit Georgia State University in Atlanta, a campus that seldom […]

Selecting an Exam Proctoring Solution: University of Texas at Arlington’s Experience

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 the article (PDF).

Online Proctoring: An Insider’s View

An interview with David Smetters, CEO of Respondus An excerpt of this interview originally published by  University Business, Feb. 2017. Online proctoring has taken off over the last 5 years. What are the main issues it attempts to solve? It’s really three things. First, and foremost, it’s trying to prevent students from cheating during an […]

Top Reasons to Use Respondus Applications

Sometimes we’re asked, “Why should I use your product?” Likewise, administrators or trainers frequently ask about the key benefits of our software to share with faculty or committees. Well, here’s an answer – actually, 10 of them. For each of our products we’ve created a top 10 list that describes the key benefits of the […]