Exam Proctoring Softwares Draw Criticisms Over Student Privacy
There’s no question that the remote learning technology that popped up and evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic helped students and teachers engage from a distance under truly extraordinary circumstances.
However, now that the dust has settled, concerns have arisen – specifically around the privacy rights of students asked to take exams and complete other work under the watchful eye of online proctoring services like ProctorU.
Online exam proctoring methods have been drawing heavy criticism due to their often vague set of policies and best practices, as well extremely present and invasive forms of monitoring.
These services often use technologies like facial recognition, mouse movement control and system performance control, raising pertinent questions about how far is too far in the quest to ensure a level playing field.
Another online proctor, Examus, claims it uses eye-tracking, technology that scans student environments for other people in the room, and what it calls “emotion detection.”
On this MarketScale Industry Update, Kevin Hogan, host of MarketScale’s Remote Possibilities, joined host Daniel Litwin to discuss the factors that make students feel the need to cheat, and explore how school districts can better account for privacy moving forward, which technologies are truly necessary, strategies that enhance remote and hybrid learning without being overly focused on punitive measures, and more.
Follow us on social media for the latest updates in B2B!
Twitter – @MarketScale
Facebook – facebook.com/marketscale
LinkedIn – linkedin.com/company/marketscale
Building a Strong Team Culture
In any business, the importance of building a strong culture within a team cannot be overstated. A strong team culture can have a direct impact on employee engagement, productivity, and job satisfaction. For B2B companies, where teams are often responsible for managing complex client relationships, building a strong team culture can be especially important. Team […]
How the United Nation’s Global Compact Will Guide Volta’s ESG Stance
On today’s episode of the Volta Knowledge podcast, host Tyler Kern chats with Gursaran Singh, the VP of Energy Alliances with Volta Energy, about the upcoming UN global compact and how their decisions will impact and inform Volta’s ESG stance. The global temperature is rising at an unprecedented rate. As such, discussions on the issue of climate change are held […]
Investing for Success: Expert Advice on Business Management and Wealth Building
Starting a business from scratch can be a challenging but rewarding experience. To manage your business successfully, it’s essential to begin by developing a comprehensive business management plan. This plan should include your goals, target audience, products or services, marketing and sales strategies, and financial projections. It should serve as a roadmap for your […]