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Ensuring Academic Integrity In Online Exams With ProctorU

Andrew Caldwell (ProctorU, USA)
Session Information
July 8, 2014 - 3:30pm
Institutional Level: 
Multiple Levels
Audience Level: 
Session Type: 
Vendor Showcase
Plaza Court 7
Session Duration: 
50 Minutes
Information Session 2

The presentation will show how to ensure the academic integrity of online programs using a number of strategies based on industry best practices.

Extended Abstract

As students navigate through a plethora of available resources, plagiarism and academic dishonesty continue to be major problems in academia. In an effort to curb or redefine academic dishonesty, some instructors tailor their online exams so that outside resources are permitted, thus weakening the integrity and lowering the educational standards of their exams.

Most plagiarism comes from social networking sites, Wikipedia and other online resources where students can collaborate and share work from previous classes. Approaches such as strategic exam design and online proctoring can help minimize some of these factors and ensure academic integrity.

Lead Presenter

Andrew Caldwell, Vice President of Business Development

Andrew teamed up with ProctorU in 2013 with over 15 years of experience in the education, information technology and aviation industries. He grew up in Columbus, Ohio and currently resides in Phoenix, Ariz. When not winning over hearts and minds in the education industry, Andrew enjoys spending time with family and friends.