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Study shows that frequent tests improve attendance and performance

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New research shows that more frequent testing may improve attendance and grades. A recent study of 901 students taking an introduction to psychology course at the University of Texas revealed that overall performance and attendance increased when online quizzes were given at the beginning of each class. Moreover, the study found a 50 percent reduction in […]

Grade-changing scandals continue to plague k-12 education

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In what seems to be a recurring theme among many educational institutions across the U.S. in the past few years, another case of institutionalized cheating is making headlines again. While the methods have varied from school to school, it remains largely a concern of district-wide grade changing. In Montgomery, Ala. six public school educators are […]

ProctorU spotlights National Distance Learning Week 2013

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Monday marked the beginning of National Distance Learning Week. The week is sponsored by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) and seeks to “promote and celebrate the tremendous growth and accomplishments occurring today in distance learning programs offered by schools, businesses, and governmental departments.” Distance education continues to gain popularity and enrollments continue to rise. […]

University of North Carolina System wins award for proctoring website

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The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) recently announced the winners for it’s 2013 WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award, which recognizes innovative uses of technology in higher education. The three winners were the University of Florida, Lane Community College and the University of North Carolina. The University of North Carolina received the WOW award for […]

Harvard survey reveals cheating patterns among incoming freshmen

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Harvard University, the United States’ oldest institution of higher learning and one of the most prestigious universities around the world, has not been immune from academic integrity woes. A recent survey conducted by The Harvard Crimson showed that nearly 50 percent of Harvard University freshman admit to engaging in some form of cheating on exams, […]

Will online learning outpace rural access to high-speed Internet?

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Access to the Internet seems to be everywhere these days and for many, it is no longer seen as a luxury, but a necessity. Free WiFi can be found at local grocery chains, coffee shops and public libraries. Many of today’s top cell phones are equipped with speeds comparable to home internet. However, according to […]

Are SPOCs the next disruptive movement in education?

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The rapid rise of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has lit a flame under universities across the world, with many looking to adapt to the changing needs of distance learning. Now there is a new format being introduced with backing that includes Harvard University, an early adopter of the MOOC model. A partnership between current […]

Udacity and San Jose State put partnership on hold

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Just six months into the partnership between Udacity and San Jose State University, the experiment has been officially put on hold. While the partnership between the two remains intact, SJSU Provost Ellen Junn called the temporary suspension a “breather.” Udacity, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), provider has admitted that most students that sign up […]

New survey highlights growth and challenges in distance education

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In April 2013, the Instructional Technology Council (ITC) released it’s 2012 Distance Education Survey which highlighted numerous positives for distance learning. While the survey does highlight a slight decrease from previous years, distance learners still remain at the top of overall enrollment. The survey tracked data from fall 2011 to fall 2012 and found that […]

Addressing accessibility concerns in online education

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Growing concerns and challenges continue to face online education programs across the United States. The upsurge in distance learning has many institutions struggling to meet the needs of disabled students. In traditional classroom learning environments, the institution’s disability office would arrange the necessary accommodations for learners. Online instruction now has instructors carrying the burden of […]

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