Five Questions You Should Be Asking About Online Proctoring

Concurrent Session 2

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Brief Abstract

This presentation outlines five major questions that help institutions sift through the weeds of marketing and sales material to validate one key question: Does this proctoring solution make exams more secure or more vulnerable?

Presenters

Jarrod pioneered the online proctoring industry in 2008 when he founded ProctorU and created a patented proctoring process that is now used worldwide. Under his leadership, ProctorU has become the largest provider of online exam security in the industry. Jarrod has been a prominent advocate for academic integrity, specifically working with the US Congress and Department of Education on the issue of financial aid fraud. He is a sought after speaker in the areas of education technology, online proctoring, academic integrity and identity verification, and is active in many industry associations. Jarrod has been listed by The Birmingham Business Journal as one of Birmingham’s Top 40 Professionals Under 40 and named one of the 20 people to Lead Birmingham in the next 20 years by BHM Biz Magazine. As a former student of the University of Florida, he has been honored four consecutive times with the Gator 100 award.

Extended Abstract

The credibility of an institution is defined by the quality and integrity of its students and the quality and integrity of its academic programs. Protecting the value of hard-earned degrees from those netted dishonestly depends on proctoring - really, really good proctoring. Since anyone can sit in a room and be present for an exam, how can an institution properly vet proctoring solutions?

This presentation outlines five major questions that help institutions sift through the weeds of marketing and sales material to validate one key question: Does this solution make exams more secure or more vulnerable?