Online Proctoring: Test Integrity Across a Consortium of Community Colleges

Concurrent Session 6
Streamed Session Community College

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Brief Abstract

This presentation will discuss the strategies implemented to prevent cheating across a range of campuses within the California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative.

Presenters

Jory Hadsell, Ed.D., is an educational leader and innovator working to expand access to high quality learning opportunities for students. He currently serves as the Executive Director for the California Virtual Campus - Online Education Initiative (CVC-OEI) for the California Community Colleges. The CVC-OEI is a statewide project from the CCC Chancellor’s Office to dramatically expand student access to high quality online courses through a coordinated, innovative learning ecosystem that also facilitates student enrollment across a consortium of participating colleges from within the 115 college state system. Jory began supporting distance learning courses in 1994 when broadcast was the medium of choice, and has been involved with online learning since its inception in the California Community Colleges. He has gained experience in various roles including service as a tenured faculty member, educational administrator, and change agent playing a key role in development of regional and statewide technology infrastructure. He has worked to engage faculty, governance groups, statewide leadership, and professional development leaders to create iterative improvements in online teaching and learning. Current areas of research focus include collaborative faculty online content development, interaction design and analytics, online tutoring, adaptive learning, and system-wide data exchange protocols.

Extended Abstract

Online learning has grown dramatically over the past few years and presents new challenges regarding academic integrity and verifying student identities. This presentation will discuss the strategies implemented to prevent academic dishonesty across a range of campuses within the California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative. Lessons learned and success stories will be shared regarding student and faculty concerns, deployment, and use throughout a consortium of colleges.