Robot Teachers, Racist Algorithms, and Disaster Pedagogy

Hack Education

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?) I have volunteered to be a guest speaker in classes this Fall.

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.

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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. KinderLab KIBO ( kinderlabrobotics.com/kibo/ ) is a robot kit designed for young children aged 4–7 years old.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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.” (National) Education Politics. US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos launched a “rethink schools” tour.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” 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. 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.