Is automated proctoring smart cost-saving or a false-positive travesty?

 Is automated proctoring smart cost-saving or a false-positive travesty?

Reported by EdSurge, with academic integrity and the legitimacy of our credentials on the line, many institutions have turned to automated proctoring to ensure the honesty and truthfulness of their students’ grades. But with so many false-positive cases reported, technology issues recognizing darker skinned students, and the trust and privacy issues it creates with our students, is automated proctoring actually a winning solution?

The takeaway? Does automated proctoring partially solve one problem while creating a whole host of others? And is a better solution to redesign the stakes and assessments that make up our online class grading structure altogether?

May you continue to fight the good enrollment growth fight at your institution today, and we’ll see you again tomorrow.

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Eric Olsen

Eric brings more than a decade of award-winning creative brand development, marketing analytics and higher education experience to Helix Education. Eric is a graduate of Bradley University and earned his MBA at Lewis University.