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Robot Teachers, Racist Algorithms, and Disaster Pedagogy

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Well-known names in the industry include ProctorU, Proctorio, and Examity. That robot grading is degrading. Who has a teacher or peer read their paper, and who gets a robot?) But a few people said that robot grading was fine, particularly for math and that soon enough it would work in the humanities too.

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Pushback Is Growing Against Automated Proctoring Services. But So Is Their Use

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It may be the biggest question in college edtech during the pandemic: Should tests be allowed to robotically watch students? Companies including ProctorU have long offered human test-watchers who sit in call centers and look in on test-takers through their webcams. The issue involves so-called automated proctoring services.

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WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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MCGRAW-HILL EDUCATION AND PROCTORU ( mheducation.com ) & ( www.proctoru.com ) McGraw-Hill Education and ProctorU announced a new partnership that will enable higher education institutions to deliver digital ALEKS Placement, Preparation and Learning (ALEKS PPL) exams with ProctorU’s secure remote proctoring system.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via TeacherCast : “Why Teachers Will Never Be Replaced By Robots.” ” Inside Higher Ed on Robot-Proof : “Northeastern president discusses his new book on how higher education can train students for careers where technology cannot make them redundant.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

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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. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. ” Please stop. Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers.