?Online Courses Shouldn’t Use Remote Proctoring Tools. Here’s Why.

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When would we encourage students to give a stranger access their webcam? Second, online proctoring systems, such as ProctorU or Proctorio , replicate a practice that isn’t effective in-person. We also know that students will have access to peers, parents, friends and neighbors. Thoughts about online proctoring have been taking up more of my time and energy than I’d like to admit.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system. Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

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Department of Veterans Affairs this week backed Ashford University ‘s attempt to shift its state-based eligibility for veterans’ benefits from Iowa to Arizona , likely preserving the for-profit university’s access to Post–9/11 GI Bill and active-duty military tuition benefits.” (National) Education Politics. US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos launched a “rethink schools” tour.

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” Via Campus Technology : “One of the founders and former CEO of online proctoring company ProctorU , Don Kassner, is launching a new venture: MonitorEDU , an online proctoring service powered by technology from ProctorExam. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics.