Connecting With Testing at the NCTA Conference

Last week, Proctor360's team participated in NCTA's Annual Conference in Chicago, and we came away with a lot of positive insight and valuable time spent connecting with the people who have been our core focus-- testing professionals.  Though our vision is to make remote testing a viable option for Higher Education by building better tools and technology, we know that there is nothing that can replace the connections you develop when meeting face-to-face.  The National College Testing Association returned to an in-person conference format this year, and it was a tremendously successful event that proved that very notion.

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Employee Spotlight: Winna Morgan, Test Administrator

Proctor360's team members are one of the most critical parts of what makes us so unique in the industry.  This week we're highlighting Winna Morgan, one of our test administrators who plays a valuable role in our customers' success with online testing.  Meet Winna and learn about her experience working for Proctor360 in this Employee Spotlight!

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Supporting Student Success With LMS Integration For Remote Proctoring

Whether it's a weekly quiz, a mid-term, or a critical final exam, test day is often stressful for students.  And while proctoring is important for exam security and preventing academic dishonesty, it's important to remember that student success can be affected by the way remote proctoring is implemented for online testing.  By integrating the remote proctoring software into the LMS used for the online course, schools can reduce stress for test takers by enabling them to seamlessly work with a user interface that they are already familiar with.

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Protecting the integrity of your certification exams

Certification programs are essential for a variety of stakeholders. Many employers require and or give preference to professionals with more certifications because completion can vouch for a person’s competence and commitment to an industry. This advanced knowledge gives applicants a leg up in the job application process with the potential for a higher salary. Clients of such companies can also rest assured of the quality of its workers and many companies can use certification statistics as a marketing tool.

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Proctor360 Wins 5-Year Contract With US State Department

We're proud to announce that our latest customer is the United States Government.  Proctor360 has been contracted by the US Department of State to provide remote proctoring and exam administration for the Office of Foreign Missions.  We will provide all personnel, resources, and supplies necessary to complete the development, deployment, and maintenance of a remote proctoring service for use by foreign mission members.

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The Future of Remote Proctoring

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread around the world in 2020, e-learning and remote coursework suddenly became a topic of mainstream news. According to a study conducted by MAResearch, over 1.6 billion students worldwide were affected, and the growth of the e-learning sector was accelerated as colleges, universities, and vocational training programs sought remote solutions. The global e-learning market is predicted to grow to over $1 trillion by 2027, and remote proctoring is an integral part of that growth.

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Accessibility in Remote Proctoring

While deciding among remote proctoring services, it is important to figure out what platforms best align with your principles and are best prepared to help and improve the test-taking experience for your students. In particular, accessible web content is crucial to ensuring a fair exam experience for all test takers.

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Preparing For Remote Proctoring: What the Student Needs

Online exams are becoming a permanent part of education at virtually every level and it’s easy to take for granted that students will be able to adapt to a remote proctoring process.  But in order to ensure that your students are experiencing the least possible impact on their testing experience as they adapt to remotely proctored exams, it’s important to understand what they’ll need.  Here are some things to consider when preparing your students for online testing with remote proctoring.

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Academic Dishonesty on the Rise

The movement towards remote learning has coincided with a rise in cases of academic dishonesty. According to a survey conducted by Wiley in May of last year, 93% of instructors surveyed think students are more likely to cheat online than in person. Proctor360 takes a look at this rise in cheating and possible cures.

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Exploring The Ethics Of Artificial Intelligence In Remote Testing

Innovations in E-Learning have already been transforming the way organizations deliver online tests, but remote proctoring struggles with transparency, data privacy, and biased artificial intelligence (AI). Learn how to address these challenges and how the industry can work to ensure a fair and secure exam experience.

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Remote Proctoring Company Offers Nationwide Scholarship For E-Learning Students

Today Proctor360 is announcing a nationwide scholarship to support E-Learning students.  Each semester, the $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to students seeking to take academic and vocational classes online.  Our goal is to support students who can make the most of distance education. which we feel aligns with our company's mission to provide the most advanced and flexible remote test proctoring services on the market.

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Export Control Compliance in Remote Proctoring

Export Controlled Information (ECI) is any information that protects the national security or interests of the United States. For that reason, such information is rigorously controlled and cannot be viewed by, or released to, a foreign national without proper approval from the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Violation of these laws comes with hefty penalties and fines. Access to this information is limited to only U.S Nationals and approved parties.

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Why Self-Proctoring Might Be a Good Option for Your University

With COVID-19 shaping education so drastically in a short period of time, it can be tough to decide which routes are best when it comes to ensuring academic honesty during assessments. There are holistic anecdotal analyses of remote proctoring pros and cons that can provide some helpful insight, but there is no one right way to go about it. Even though no style of testing will ever be approved by 100 percent of those impacted, self-proctoring can have great benefits for both students and universities.

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Online Testing: A Convenient Option for Students

COVID-19 has presented the new reality of remote learning for many students, and remote learning has presented its own set of complex challenges. But after almost a year of virtual teaching, educational institutions have started to get the hang of it, and students are beginning to see the bright side.

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COVID-19 and the Technology Gap in Higher Ed: A Student's Perspective

College student Neha Panagrigrahi explores the challenges faced by higher education students during the COVID-19 pandemic and how the technology gap has hurt the perceived value of education in 2020.  She discusses the solutions many universities initially turned to and how they failed.  Her insight is highlighted by a call for learning institutions to adopt platforms that will restore the credibility of higher education and training in a post-Covid world.

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Remote Proctoring Essential to E-Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

When the spread of the novel coronavirus responsible for COVID-19 first reached pandemic scale in March 2020, one of the most difficult decisions many communities faced was what to do about schools.  Many institutions were ill-prepared to deliver instruction in an online setting so that students could continue their classes and training from home. 

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Proctor360 Forges Ahead With Manufacturing Ahead of the Final Close of the StartEngine Campaign

There are mere days before the final close of our StartEngine campaign, and we are already hard at work with our manufacturers to get the initial production run completed and delivered for QA testing.  By utilizing 3D printing technology, our CTO and product designer, Kranthi Bathula has been able to approach the process of product design improvement in an agile way that is yielding fast results.

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Scott Crumpler Joins Tech Startup Proctor360 as Advisor

Richmond, VA – Scott Crumpler has joined the remote testing tech company Proctor360 as an advisor as they begin seeking investment for their 360° online test proctoring technology. Scott’s twenty year career as a marketing professional has spanned multiple roles helping companies to develop successful strategies at various stages. As

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